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    Grilled Spicy Garlic Shrimp

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    1 hr 25 mins

    1 hr

    25 mins

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    Brining Solution

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Prepare brining solution and brine shrimp for 20-25 minutes -- remove shrimp feet and devein with shells left on (this isn't absolutely necessary but it does seem to result in moister grilled shrimp), rinse and dry.
    2. 2
      Using mortar& pestle smash garlic and salt into a smooth paste.
    3. 3
      Add cayenne and paprika and mix well.
    4. 4
      Add olive oil and lemon to form a thin paste.
    5. 5
      (NOTE: Make sure the paste isn't too loose or it will not cling to the shrimp.) Toss shrimp with paste until evenly coated.
    6. 6
      (This mixture can be covered and refrigerated for up to an hour before grilling).
    7. 7
      Grill until shells are bright pink- 2-3 minutes per side.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 29, 2012

      55

      These were fantastic! We will cook these again soon. They were so nice and spicy. Thanks for posting this recipe.

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    • on June 25, 2010

      45

      These were a bit salty for my taste. I brined them with the shells on and then peeled them, then skewered them and grilled them. I liked the red color they took on and the little bit of spice from the cayanne. DH really liked them. We ate them with lemon spaghetti (Giada's http://www.recipezaar.com/recipe/Lemon-Spaghetti-From-Giada-319594). Great for a summer's night!

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    • on June 24, 2009

      45

      i took shells off after brining. very tasty. I love salt but found these to be a little too salty. next time i'll reduce the salt in the spice paste. will for sure make again!

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    Nutritional Facts for Grilled Spicy Garlic Shrimp

    Serving Size: 1 (809 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 242.4
     
    Calories from Fat 97
    40%
    Total Fat 10.8 g
    16%
    Saturated Fat 1.4 g
    7%
    Cholesterol 286.4 mg
    95%
    Sodium 1869.3 mg
    77%
    Total Carbohydrate 3.4 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 0.1 g
    0%
    Protein 31.2 g
    62%

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