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Caribbean Shrimp

caribbean shrimp Appetizer Caribbean
Caribbean Shrimp
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 16

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

Updated January 21, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

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

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