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Southwestern Chili Shrimp

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4

Grilled shrimp with attitude! Spices and lime juice kick shrimp up a notch, while fresh cilantro and guacamole sauce cools it down. MORE + LESS -

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert 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 Facts

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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