Lemon Ginger Shrimp
Recipe Yield: 9 servings Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 6 minutes Ready In: 2 hours 30 minutes
- 3 pounds jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1 onion chopped
- 2 cloves garlic peeled
- 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger root
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro leaves
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
In a blender or food processor, process the olive oil, sesame oil, lemon juice, onion, garlic, ginger, cilantro, paprika, salt, and pepper until smooth. Reserve a small amount for basting. Pour the remaining mixture into a dish, add shrimp, and stir to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Preheat grill for medium heat. Thread shrimp onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard marinade.
Lightly oil grill grate. Grill shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque. Baste with reserved sauce while cooking.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 286 calories 15.7 grams of fat 3.8 grams of carbohydrates 31 grams of protein 230 milligrams of cholesterol 355 milligrams of sodium.