Caribbean Holiday Shrimp

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Skewer these spicy marinated shrimp with toothpicks to create a yummy appetizer. Toss them with greens to make a special salad.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root

  • 2 limes, juiced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • ½ teaspoon white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 2 pounds large cooked shrimp, peeled, tails on

  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. In a large bowl combine oil, ginger, lime juice, garlic, soy sauce, sugar and red pepper; mix well. Stir in shrimp and cilantro. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 4 hours before serving. Stir occasionally while chilling.

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)

138 Calories
3g Fat
3g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 138
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 221mg 74%
Sodium 369mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 9mg 43%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 256mg 5%

* 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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