Lime Grilled Shrimp

May 19th, 2009

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 

In a large glass or other nonreactive bowl, mix together all ingredients, except shrimp, until well combined.  Add shrimp, coat well and refrigerate for several hours.  Thread shrimp on skewers so they don’t touch.  Place on grill.  Cook two to three minutes until shrimp are curled.  Turn shrimp to the other side.  Dont over cook.

Serves 4

Each serving contains about 180 calories, 4 grams fat, 258 miligrams cholesterol, 551 miligrams sodium and 1.5 grams carbohydrates.

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