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Grilled Seasoned Shrimp Recipe

Grilled Seasoned Shrimp Recipe

A marinade using balsamic vinegar, lemon juice and Italian dressing boosts the flavor of these tender shrimp. Diane Harrison of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania serves the delightful bites chilled.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Grill: 5 min. + chilling YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked large shrimp
  • 1 small red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt and coarsely ground pepper to taste, optional

Directions

  • 1. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Coat a grill rack with cooking spray before starting the grill.
  • 2. Grill shrimp, covered, over indirect medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Cool; cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  • 3. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the remaining ingredients; add shrimp. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3 large shrimp with (calculated with fat-free salad dressing and without salt) equals 267 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 259 mg cholesterol, 470 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fat, 1/2 fruit.