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Buttery Grilled Shrimp Recipe
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Buttery Grilled Shrimp Recipe

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“This is easy and delicious! These shrimp are great with steak, but for a special occasion, brush the sauce on lobster tails and grill.” Sheryl Shenberger - Albuquerque, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined

Nutritional Facts

1 skewer equals equals 201 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 168 mg cholesterol, 295 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 19 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients; set aside 1/4 cup. Thread shrimp onto eight metal or soaked wooden skewers.
  2. Grill shrimp, covered, over medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink, basting occasionally with butter mixture. Remove from the grill; brush with reserved butter mixture. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Buttery Grilled Shrimp in Simple & Delicious September/October 2009, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 skewer equals equals 201 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 168 mg cholesterol, 295 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 19 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Apr. 19, 2012

"I've made this one a couple of times. It's a simple, no fuss recipe for when you don't know what you're going to cook. Just defrost some frozen shrimp and go."

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Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

"So simple and so good!"

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Reviewed Nov. 22, 2011

"what a simple and pleasant combination of flavors. I was looking for a quick meal, so thawed some frozen medium shrimp, and just sauteed them in the sauce. Delicious."

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Reviewed Jul. 23, 2011

"Excellent! Although I didn't thread them unto skewers I just wrapped them in foil and poured buttery sauce over them before grilling."

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Reviewed Jun. 6, 2011

"I have a question - what do you do with the sauce? It says to reserve 1/4 C and that is brushed onto the shrimp while grilling. Where has the rest of the sauce been used? Marinade? If so how long?"

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