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Southwestern Chili Shrimp

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Southwestern Chili Shrimp
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4
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Grilled shrimp with attitude! Spices and lime juice kick shrimp up a notch, while fresh cilantro and guacamole sauce cools it down.

Ingredients

Shrimp

2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2
teaspoons chili powder
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
2
teaspoons lime juice
1 1/2
lb uncooked deveined peeled large shrimp, tail shells removed if desired

Sauce

1/4
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
cup guacamole
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix melted butter, chili powder, garlic salt, cumin and lime juice. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Thread shrimp on six 15-inch metal skewers, leaving space between each. Place on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 5 to 10 minutes, turning 2 to 3 times, until shrimp are pink.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix sauce ingredients. Serve sauce with shrimp.
Tips  

If you're working with frozen shrimp that have been thawed, pat the shrimp dry with a paper towel before adding them to the butter mixture.

To devein shrimp, use a sharp pointed knife to slit along the back curve of the shrimp. Pull out the dark vein, and rinse the shrimp under cold water.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
180
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
(
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
265mg
88%
Sodium
600mg
25%
Potassium
350mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
(
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
,
Sugars
1g
)
Protein
27g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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