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Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro Sauce

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 4
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Ingredients

1/2
pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
2
garlic cloves
1
tablespoon olive oil
Lemon juice (1 lemon)
Pepper to taste
Chopped cilantro

For the sauce:

1
cup cilantro
1/2
avocado
1
tablespoon white vinegar
1
garlic clove
1
tablespoon lemon juice

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120.7
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7.7g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Cholesterol
71.4mg
24%
Sodium
328.9mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
5.0g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.1g
8%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
8.7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
20.80%
21%
Calcium
4.70%
5%
Iron
3%
3%
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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You can also use this grilled shrimp recipe for tacos, or serve it on top of white rice.

Directions

  • 1 Marinate shrimp ahead of time, in a mixture of olive oil, chopped garlic, lemon juice, pepper to taste, and finely chopped cilantro. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  • 2 Thread the shrimp onto skewers.
  • 3 Blend the remaining ingredients and check the seasoning. Add more salt if needed.
  • 4 Heat up the grill, season the shrimp with a bit of salt and cook until they turn pink.
  • 5 Be careful not to overcook the shrimp, so they don't become tough.
  • 6 Serve the skewers immediately, sprinkle with chopped cilantro, and garnish with the sauce.

Do you like seafood? Do you want an easy recipe to enjoy it? I have the ideal solution: delicious grilled shrimp with cilantro sauce. The trick is to marinate the shrimp ahead of time and then brown them briefly on the grill. They're served with a delicious garlic and cilantro sauce that you can also use to liven up other dishes. Get ready to fire up your grill and try this delicious recipe!

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Cristina Duffy Cristina Duffy
September 20, 2016

Do you like seafood? Do you want an easy recipe to enjoy it? I have the ideal solution: delicious grilled shrimp with cilantro sauce. The trick is to marinate the shrimp ahead of time and then brown them briefly on the grill. They're served with a delicious garlic and cilantro sauce that you can also use to liven up other dishes. Get ready to fire up your grill and try this delicious recipe!