Grilled Shrimp Scampi

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Shrimp marinated in lemon, garlic, and parsley for 30 minutes, then grilled. Can be used as an appetizer or main dish. This recipe also works well with scallops.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
6 mins
Total Time:
36 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • ¼ cup lemon juice

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes to taste

  • 1 ½ pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

Directions

  1. In a large, non-reactive bowl, stir together the olive oil, lemon juice, parsley, garlic, and black pepper. Season with crushed red pepper, if desired. Add shrimp, and toss to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

  2. Preheat grill for high heat. Thread shrimp onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard any remaining marinade.

  3. Lightly oil grill grate. Grill for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque.

    close up view of Grilled Shrimp Scampi on a white plate
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Note

The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

173 Calories
10g Fat
2g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 173
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 200mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 10mg 49%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 193mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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