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    Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers

    Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers. Photo by Vseward (Chef~V)

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 10 mins

    1 hrs

    10 mins

    Obag's Note:

    This is a great recipe from the July 2005 issue of Sunset Magazine. Can substitute 1 tbs of minced garlic for 2 cloves fresh garlic. Soak wooden skewers 2-3 hours prior to grilling (soaking time not included in preparation time listed in recipe).

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a bowl, mix salt and sugar; add shrimp and stir to coat.
    2. 2
      Cover and chill 45 mins to 1 hour.
    3. 3
      Rinse shrimp well and drain; also rinse and dry bowl.
    4. 4
      Return shrimp to bowl; add olive oil, parsley, lemon peel, garlic and pepper. Mix to coat.
    5. 5
      Thread shrimp on soaked wooden skewers.
    6. 6
      Grill over hot coals or high heat (you should be able to hold you hand over the heat for only 2 to 3 secs) turning once, until shrimp are bright pink and opagque but still moist-looking, 5 to 6 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 30, 2009

      55

      Um Yum! I messed up the method of the recipe as I was in an ultra hurry and didn't read the instructions. I used Maldon sea salt, skipped steps 1-3 and added the salt and sugar to the rest of the marinade ingredients. Not to worry though they tasted wonderful (not salty at all) Due to time constraints I didn't skewer them either. Everyone who had them still gave them the thumbs up. 5 stars!

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    • on July 11, 2008

      55

      I must agree - so glad you post both this and the complimentary Summer Orzo Salad. These are such an unexpected burst of flavor for such an easy recipe! Just the type recipe I love!! We also were treated to this chef and his creations on vacation - it was a solid two thumbs up (more than 5*'s) from everyone on the vacation. THIS is the skewer recipe you have been waiting for! Thanks for posting, Obag!

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    • on July 11, 2008

      55

      O - I am so excited this recipe has been posted. I would give it more than 5 stars! I had the pleasure of this chef actually make this for my family while on vacation. The Shrimp was plump and juicy and the flavors were perfectly balanced. I can't wait to make this again. It's one of my new Favorite Shrimp Dishes. Thanks for posting this Simple but Delicious and impressive recipe. ~V

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers

    Serving Size: 1 (131 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 259.8
     
    Calories from Fat 104
    40%
    Total Fat 11.6 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 1.7 g
    8%
    Cholesterol 230.4 mg
    76%
    Sodium 2551.7 mg
    106%
    Total Carbohydrate 6.3 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    1%
    Sugars 4.2 g
    17%
    Protein 30.9 g
    61%

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