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    Grilled Marinated Shrimp

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    3 hrs 5 mins

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    5 mins

    LifeIsGood's Note:

    Whenever summertime comes around, I look forward to making this shrimp recipe on our outdoor grill. I've served this to guests, alongside a nice green salad and a pitcher of margaritas. Simple and delicious. Note: You can try broiling the shrimp in your oven for about 8 minutes instead of grilling but I have never personally tried them that way. Prep time includes marinating in the refrigerator.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix together the olive oil, fresh lime juice and seasonings in a bowl.
    2. 2
      Split the shrimp up the back with a sharp knife to allow the marinade to penetrate. Leave the shell on, but try to remove the vein.
    3. 3
      Add the raw shrimp to the marinade and refrigerate, covered, for about two to three hours.
    4. 4
      Remove from the marinade and grill the shrimp for about 4-5 minutes, until done. Make sure not to overcook your shrimp or they will be rubbery.
    5. 5
      *You can also broil the shrimp indoors. It would take about 8 minutes*.
    6. 6
      Serve on a big platter with lime wedges.
    7. 7
      Peel and eat!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 14, 2014

      55

      Very tasty, this recipe has great flavors and clear directions! I reduced the servings, and marinated for less time because my shrimp were shell off tail on and the lime juice would have cooked them in the written time. I pan grilled as we are out of gas for the BBQ. I said YES to have an onion with it, and served it with a slice of grilled onion for the Southern US Onion Challenge for Culinary Quest 2014 for team Cruisin' Culinary Queens.

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    • on August 13, 2014

      55

      These shrimp were delicious. Tender and oh so flavorful. We really enjoyed our meal. I used large easy peel shrimp that were sliced down the middle and already cleaned. It made this recipe quick and easy to make. Thanks for sharing a dish that we will enjoy again and again. Made for Culinary Quest for the Suitcase Gourmets

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    • on August 11, 2014

      55

      I had easy-peel shrimp, which already has the slit up the back. Perfect! The marinade was just right. My DH had a ball squeezing limes and stuffing his face with shrimp. I helped.

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    Nutritional Facts for Grilled Marinated Shrimp

    Serving Size: 1 (103 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 215.5
     
    Calories from Fat 168
    78%
    Total Fat 18.7 g
    28%
    Saturated Fat 2.6 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 63.8 mg
    21%
    Sodium 154.0 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 3.8 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 1.1 g
    4%
    Protein 8.7 g
    17%

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