Spicy Lemon Shrimp with Basil Mayonnaise

Spicy Lemon Shrimp with Basil Mayonnaise

Cool and creamy basil mayonnaise complements broiled shrimp coated with a spicy citrus sauce.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

About 24 servings (1 shrimp and 1 teaspoon mayonnaise each)

1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
3
tablespoons lemon juice
3/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
lb uncooked peeled deveined large shrimp (22 to 25 shrimp), thawed if frozen and tails peeled
1/2
cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  1. Set oven control to broil. In medium glass or plastic bowl, mix lemon peel, lemon juice, red pepper, salt, garlic and 1 tablespoon of the oil. Add shrimp; toss to coat. In ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, spread shrimp.
  2. Broil shrimp with tops 2 to 3 inches from heat 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm.
  3. In food processor, place basil and remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Cover and process until chopped. Add mayonnaise; cover and process until smooth. Serve shrimp with mayonnaise.
Makes About 24 servings (1 shrimp and 1 teaspoon mayonnaise each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
If using thawed frozen shrimp, rinse, drain and pat dry before adding to marinade.
Do-Ahead
Marinate the shrimp in the refrigerator for up to 3 hours before broiling. Make and refrigerate the basil mayonnaise up to a day before.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 70mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 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.