Grilled-Shrimp Cocktail

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Makes:
4 servings
Prep:
25 mins
Chill:
30 mins
Grill:
8 mins
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Grilled-Shrimp Cocktail

Ingredients
8
ounces fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells (10 to 16)
1
large tomato, seeded and coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
2
tablespoons fresh tarragon leaves
2
tablespoons lemon juice
3
large cloves
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, keeping tails intact. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.
  2. In a small food processor bowl or a blender container combiner tomato, tarragon, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper. Cover and process or blend with several on/off turns until mixture is coarsely chopped. Remove half of mixture (about 1/3 cup) to a small bowl and set aside. Process or blend remaining mixture until nearly smooth.
  3. In a large plastic bag combine shrimp and the smooth tomato mixture. Seal bag. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 to 45 minutes. On 2 long metal skewers, thread shrimp, leaving a space of about 1/4 inch between pieces to allow for even cooking. Grill on rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 8 to 10 minutes or until shrimp are opaque, turning once. Remove shrimp from skewers and place them in a bowl. Toss shrimp with the reserved, coarsely chopped tomato mixture. Serve in individual cocktail glasses. Makes 4 appetizer servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Grilled-Shrimp Cocktail)
    Per serving:
  • 50 kcal cal.,
  • 1 g fat
  • 65 mg chol.,
  • 147 mg sodium,
  • 4 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 8 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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