Caribbean Shrimp

Tangy lime juice balances the heat from crushed red pepper flakes in a crowd-pleasing seafood appetizer.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 16

1 1/2
lb uncooked peeled deveined medium shrimp (46 to 50), thawed if frozen
2
medium green onions, chopped (2 tablespoons)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
teaspoons grated lime peel
1/4
cup lime juice
1
tablespoon soy sauce
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper
2
teaspoons sesame oil

  • 1 In large glass or plastic bowl, mix all ingredients except oil. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes but no longer than 4 hours.
  • 2 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Arrange shrimp in single layer in pan.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 7 to 8 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm. Drizzle with oil. Serve hot.

Expert Tips

Choose raw, peeled shrimp that are firm, moist and translucent. Leave the tails on the shrimp for more pizzazz.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
9g
9%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.