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Grilled-Shrimp Cocktail

Makes: 4 servings
Prep 25 mins Chill 30 mins Grill 8 mins
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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 50,
  • Fat, total (g) 1,
  • chol. (mg) 65,
  • carb. (g) 4,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 8,
  • vit. A (IU) 292,
  • vit. C (mg) 15,
  • sodium (mg) 147,
  • calcium (mg) 10,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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