A great appetizer or main dish. Servings below are for appetizer portions. Another adopted recipe originally submitted by Mean Chef.
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- 1To prepare the shrimp, with a very sharp paring knife, split each shrimp down the back through the shell.
- 2Leave the legs intact.
- 3Open the shrimp (like butterflies) and flatten them; the legs will be on the bottom side.
- 4Arrange the split shrimp in a single layer on a sheet pan.
- 5Cover and refrigerate until ready.
- 6Place the garlic in a small saucepot with enough water to cover them.
- 7Bring the water to a boil, and then lower to a simmer until the garlic cloves are soft (about 20 minutes).
- 8Drain the water and refresh the garlic cloves with cold water.
- 9Allow to cool.
- 10Mince the cooked garlic.
- 11Just before broiling the shrimp, combine the minced garlic with the minced serrano chiles, minced cilantro, lime juice and hot melted butter.
- 12Remove the shrimp from the refrigerator.
- 13Brush the shrimp with the melted garlic/cilantro butter.
- 14Place the shrimp under a hot broiler and cook just until the shrimp are done (about 5 minutes depending on the broiler and height of the rack).
- 15Transfer the shrimp to a platter and drizzle any remaining garlic butter over the shrimp.
- 16Serve with lots of paper napkins and an empty bowl for the shells.
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Nutritional Facts for Broiled Mexican-Style Shrimp With Garlic and Limes
Serving Size: 1 (109 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 10
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 184.2
- Calories from Fat 97
- Total Fat 10.8 g
- Saturated Fat 6.1 g
- Cholesterol 162.6 mg
- Sodium 200.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 2.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
- Sugars 0.1 g
- Protein 18.8 g