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Spicy Chipotle, Lime and Ginger Shrimp

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Spicy Chipotle, Lime and Ginger Shrimp
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 8
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Make this shrimp on its own as an app, or add whole grain pasta for a filling, guilt-free dinner that packs a serious flavor punch.

Ingredients

Marinade

1/3
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons water
2
tablespoons grated gingerroot
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon chopped chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can)
2
tablespoons adobo sauce (from can of chipotle chiles)
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
2
tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4
teaspoon salt

Shrimp

1
lb uncooked large shrimp (21 to 30 count), peeled (with tail shells left on), deveined
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, stir brown sugar and water. Cook over medium heat 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining marinade ingredients. Reserve 2 tablespoons marinade in medium bowl.
  • 2 Pat shrimp dry; place in another medium bowl. Add remaining marinade and stir to coat. Let stand at room temperature to marinate 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Spray grill basket (grill "wok") with cooking spray. Spoon shrimp into basket. Place basket on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring once, or until shrimp are pink. Transfer shrimp to medium bowl with reserved marinade. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and the cilantro; toss to thoroughly combine.
Tips  

Turn this into a hearty main dish that serves 6 by tossing the cooked shrimp with 6 cups cooked whole grain pasta for a total of about 240 calories per serving.

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