• 4 Ratings

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.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

112 calories; 4 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 174 mg cholesterol; 288 mg sodium. 2 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 18 g protein;


4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1