Butterfly Shrimp

Looking for a filling sea food recipe for dinner tonight? Then try this broiled shrimp that’s cooked in wine - serves 2!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

1/2
lb uncooked fresh extra-large (16 to 20 count) shrimp
1/4
cup dry white wine or nonalcoholic wine
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
2
teaspoons canola oil
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
lemon wedges
  • 1 Peel shrimp. Make shallow cut lengthwise down back of each shrimp; wash out vein. Press each shrimp flat into butterfly shape. Place shrimp in small glass or plastic bowl.
  • 2 In another small bowl, mix remaining ingredients except lemon; pour over shrimp. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to marinate.
  • 3 Set oven control to broil. Lightly brush broiler pan rack with oil. Remove shrimp from marinade; reserve marinade. Place shrimp on rack in broiler pan.
  • 4 Broil shrimp with tops about 4 inches from heat about 5 minutes, turning and brushing once with reserved marinade, until shrimp are pink. Garnish with lemon wedges and, if desired, additional chopped fresh parsley.

Expert Tips

Canola oil is an excellent oil to use for sautéing, stir-frying and baking. Because it is very high in monounsaturated fat, it can help lower blood cholesterol and triglycerides (fats found in blood).

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.