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Cuban Mojo Shrimp

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4
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Ingredients

2
lbs raw shrimp
1/2
cup Seville (bitter or sour) oranges
2
garlic cloves, finely minced
1
medium-sized red onion, sliced
1
tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
1/8
teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and pepper to taste
1
tablespoon olive oil

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300.8
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Cholesterol
365.1mg
122%
Sodium
853.6mg
36%
Total Carbohydrate
3.2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
46.0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
6.30%
6%
Calcium
15.70%
16%
Iron
7.80%
8%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Shrimp will be cooked once they turn pink.

Directions

  • 1 Mix the Seville oranges, cumin, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  • 2 Add the shrimp and mix well, allow to marinate for 1 hour.
  • 3 Remove the shrimp and set the sauce aside.
  • 4 Heat oil in a large pan. Add the onion, garlic, and sauce that you set aside, and allow to boil for 2 minutes, until slightly reduced.
  • 5 Add the shrimp and stir constantly until cooked on both sides.
  • 6 Add salt and pepper to taste, and parsley at the end.
  • 7 Serve with a side of white rice, black beans, and sautéed asparagus.

Cuban mojo shrimp are an excellent idea for your weekly family menu. Even though they're easy to make, the presentation will make your family think that you’re dining out on a weeknight. You can serve the mojo shrimp with white rice, beans, and some sautéed asparagus, or anything else your family enjoys.

Rate and Comment

Jeannette Quinones Jeannette Quinones
September 20, 2016

Cuban mojo shrimp are an excellent idea for your weekly family menu. Even though they're easy to make, the presentation will make your family think that you’re dining out on a weeknight. You can serve the mojo shrimp with white rice, beans, and some sautéed asparagus, or anything else your family enjoys.