Grilled Shrimp Scampi Recipe
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/2 pounds uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
- Hot cooked jasmine rice
- Minced fresh parsley
- 1. In a large bowl, whisk the first five ingredients. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, 30 minutes.
- 2. Thread shrimp onto six metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 6-8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once. Serve with rice; sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 6 servings.
1 skewer (calculated without rice) equals 118 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 184 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 meat, 1/2 fat.
Light-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.