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Grilled Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Grilled Shrimp Scampi Recipe

When I was in second grade, my class put together a cookbook. I saw this recipe from one of my friends, and I thought my mom would like it. —Charlotte Roos, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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