Grilled Shrimp With Lime-Cilantro Marinade Recipe

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Grilled Shrimp With Lime-Cilantro Marinade
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  1. In a blender or food processor place the cilantro leaves and stems, scallions, chilies, garlic, lime juice, cumin, and turmeric.
  2. Puree, adding a little water if necessary to achieve the desired consistency.
  3. Peel the shrimp, leaving the tail intact.
  4. Devein them, place them in a bowl, and toss with the cilantro puree.
  5. Marinate for 8-12 hours.
  6. Prepare a moderately hot charcoal fire.
  7. When ready to cook, scoop up the shrimp so that more of the marinade remains on one side of each one.
  8. Place the shrimp marinade-side up pon the grill.
  9. Cook until almost done, about 2 minutes.
  10. Turn shrimp over and cook quickly on marinade side, about 1 minute.
  11. Remove shrimp from grill.
  12. Divide shrimp among serving plates.
  13. Pass garnishes at table.
  14. Each guest should sprinkle the shrimp with coarse salt, pepper, chili powder, a squeeze of lime juice, and a few cilantro leaves.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 32.6 Kcal (136 kJ)
Calories from fat 12.06 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.34g 2%
Cholesterol 3.7mg 1%
Sodium 77.23mg 3%
Potassium 101.56mg 2%
Total Carbs 4.49g 1%
Sugars 0.92g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.83g 3%
Protein 1.18g 2%
Vitamin C 31.1mg 52%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 21.3mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 90.35 Kcal (378 kJ)
Calories from fat 33.41 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.71g 2%
Cholesterol 10.25mg 1%
Sodium 214.04mg 3%
Potassium 281.45mg 2%
Total Carbs 12.46g 1%
Sugars 2.56g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2.29g 3%
Protein 3.27g 2%
Vitamin C 86.2mg 52%
Iron 2mg 4%
Calcium 59.1mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 0.6
  • 1

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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