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Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro Sauce Recipe

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro Sauce Recipe

Make this zippy, change-of-pace recipe from our Test Kitchen for a lip-smacking cilantro sauce that really dresses up grilled shrimp.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups fresh cilantro leaves
  • 4 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 12 uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

Directions

  • 1. In a small food processor, combine the cilantro, ginger and garlic; cover and process until cilantro and garlic are chopped. While processing, gradually add oil and lemon juice in a steady stream until smooth. Transfer to a small serving bowl; set aside.
  • 2. Thread shrimp onto four metal or soaked wooden skewers. Sprinkle with lemon-pepper. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  • 3. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 6-8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once. Serve with cilantro sauce. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3 shrimp with 4-1/2 teaspoons sauce: 179 calories, 13g fat (1g saturated fat), 93mg cholesterol, 209mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 13g protein .

Reviews for Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro Sauce

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meares78 153408
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"I love this recipe"

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Corrydon 138562
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2011

"This is an absolutely awful recipe. The Cilantro Sauce is bitter, the shrimp tasteless."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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