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Residents of Sao Paulo call themselves Paulistas and this simple shrimp dish is a regional favorite. Traditionally, the shrimp are cooked in their shells; however, we've removed them to make for easier eating.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, February/March 2006




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Instructions Checklist
  • Place shrimp in a medium nonreactive bowl and toss with lime juice, 1/4 cup cilantro, half the garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper. Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp, marinade and remaining garlic; cook until the shrimp are just cooked through, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; add the remaining 1/4 cup cilantro, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon red pepper. Toss to combine.

Nutrition Facts

187 calories; protein 26.5g; carbohydrates 3.6g; dietary fiber 0.2g; sugars 0.2g; fat 6.7g; saturated fat 1.3g; cholesterol 242.5mg; vitamin a iu 501.1IU; vitamin c 3.2mg; folate 29.2mcg; calcium 113.6mg; iron 0.5mg; magnesium 44.5mg; potassium 227.3mg; sodium 1286.3mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

3 lean meat, 1 fat