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Fiesta Shrimp Appetizers

Spice up cooked shrimp by marinating in lime, cilantro and Anaheim pepper. For even more heat, substitute 2 to 4 tablespoons chopped jalapeno pepper for the Anaheim pepper.

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Marinate: 2 hrs

Fiesta Shrimp Appetizers

Directions

  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp. In a medium saucepan bring 4 cups water to boiling. Add shrimp. Simmer, uncovered, for 1 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, stirring occasionally. Rinse under cold running water; drain. Set aside.
  2. In a heavy plastic bag set in a medium bowl combine garlic, lime peel, lime juice, olive oil, onion, Anaheim pepper, cilantro or parsley, sugar, salt, and pepper; mix well. Place cooked shrimp in the bag; seal bag. Turn bag to coat shrimp with marinade mixture. Marinate in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours, turning the bag occasionally.
  3. To serve, drain the shrimp, discarding the marinade. If desired, line a large platter with lettuce leaves and arrange papaya or mango slices around outer edge. Place shrimp in center of platter. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Fiesta Shrimp Appetizers)

  • Per serving:
  • 112 kcal cal.,
  • 4 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 174 mg chol.,
  • 288 mg sodium,
  • 2 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 18 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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