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Spicy Tomatillo Shrimp

 
Spicy Tomatillo Shrimp
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The tomatillo sauce really worked well with the shrimp, will make this again.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

6

min

Ready

1

hrs

Low in Saturated Fat, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

2 each tomatillos
2 tablespoons onions
minced
1 clove garlic
minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
¼ cup lime juice
fresh preferred
1 x black pepper
ground, fresh
*
2 tablespoons cilantro
fresh, chopped
*
1 pound shrimp
shelled, tails left on
6 each jalapeño pepper
cut in strips
*

Directions

Place the tomatillos on a hot skillet and roast for a couple of minutes or until blackened on all sides.

Sauté the onion and garlic in the oil until soft.

Place the tomatillos, onion mixture, lime juice, and black pepper in a blender and purée until smooth.

Stir in the cilantro.

Reserve some of the mixture to serve as a sauce once the shrimp is cooked.

Marinate the shrimp in the remaining mixture for an hour.

Remove and thread on skewers along with the jalapeno strips.

Grill until just done (a few minutes on each side) and serve with the sauce on the side.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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+4

almost 7 years

The tomatillo sauce really worked well with the shrimp, will make this again.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 155g (5.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 15027% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 221mg 74%
Sodium 255mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 48g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 5% Iron 20%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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