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Shrimp with Lemon-Basil Mayonnaise

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Shrimp with Lemon-Basil Mayonnaise
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
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Enjoy this wonderful grilled shrimp served with basil mayonnaise – a seafood dinner ready in 20 minutes.
Updated Oct 13, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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

330 Calories, 29g Total Fat, 18g Protein, 2g Total Carbohydrate, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
260
Total Fat
29g
44%
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
190mg
64%
Sodium
440mg
18%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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