Shrimp with Lemon-Basil Mayonnaise

Enjoy this wonderful grilled shrimp served with basil mayonnaise – a seafood dinner ready in 20 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
3/4
teaspoon lemon pepper
1 1/2
lb uncooked peeled deveined large shrimp, thawed if frozen and tails peeled
1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons chopped drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7-oz jar)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon grated lemon peel

  • 1 Heat closed medium-size contact grill for 5 to 10 minutes. In large bowl, mix butter, lemon juice, garlic powder and 1/2 teaspoon of the lemon pepper. Add shrimp; toss to coat.
  • 2 Place shrimp on grill. Close grill. Grill 4 to 6 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix mayonnaise, bell peppers, basil, lemon peel and remaining 1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper. Serve with shrimp.

Expert Tips

To devein shrimp, use a small, pointed knife or a shrimp deveiner to make a shallow cut along the center back of each shrimp, then wash out the vein.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
260),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
29%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
190mg
190%;
Sodium
440mg
440%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.