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    Firecracker Shrimp

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    1 hr 22 mins

    1 hr 10 mins

    12 mins

    ChrisMc's Note:

    Here's a recipe for spicing up shrimp. Prep time includes the minimum marinating time. These can be served hot or chilled and used as an appetizer.

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    Firecracker Mash



    1. 1
      Place the ingredients for the mash in a food processor or blender and blend until a smooth paste forms (probably about 1 minute).
    2. 2
      Place in a covered dish with the shrimp and marinate at least 1 hour, preferably overnight.
    3. 3
      Heat the tablespoon of olive oil and saute the shrimp until pink.
    4. 4
      Use the lemon juice to deglaze the pan, and season the shrimp with salt as needed.
    5. 5
      If desired, you can garnish with thinly sliced avocado, sprigs of cilantro, or cherry tomatoes.

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    • on March 25, 2007


      This is an excellent way to prepare shrimp. I made it accordingly and garnished with sliced avocado, cilantro springs and cherry tomato halves. Lovely dish. Nice and Spicy, I also left the seeds in 1 jalapeno ;) cuz I like it HOT! Thanks for posting this recipe... It's a *keeper* ~V

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    Nutritional Facts for Firecracker Shrimp

    Serving Size: 1 (155 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 279.5
    Calories from Fat 123
    Total Fat 13.6 g
    Saturated Fat 1.7 g
    Cholesterol 230.4 mg
    Sodium 256.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 5.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
    Sugars 1.0 g
    Protein 33.1 g

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