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Grilled Shrimp Scampi

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.
  • Makes
    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

  • In a large bowl, whisk the first five ingredients. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, 30 minutes.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 skewer (calculated without rice): 118 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 184mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 meat, 1/2 fat.

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