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Lemon-Garlic Marinated Shrimp

December 2006

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Marinating precooked shrimp in garlic- and lemon-infused oil is a simple yet elegant appetizer.



READER'S COMMENT:
"I made this last night as directed, but instead of tossing the cooked shrimp in a bowl, I added them to the skillet and allowed them to simmer for a few minutes because I didn't want to eat them cold. This in turn created a nice sauce....
Lemon-Garlic Marinated Shrimp Recipe

Makes: 12 servings

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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/4 pounds cooked shrimp

Preparation

  1. Place garlic and oil in a small skillet and cook over medium heat until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper. Toss with shrimp in a large bowl. Chill until ready to serve.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.

Nutrition

Per serving: 73 calories; 3 g fat (0 g sat, 2 g mono); 92 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 10 g protein; 0 g fiber; 154 mg sodium; 108 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Protein, selenium.

Exchanges: 1 1/2 lean meat


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