Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro Sauce

Prep/total time 25 min.

1-1/2 cups of fresh cilantro leaves

4 teas. minced gingerroot

2 garlic cloves, peeled

3 tbls. plus 1-1/2 teas. canola oil (or any kind you like)

1-1/2 teas. lemon juice

6 uncooked shell-on jumbo shrimp (1/2 lb.)

peeled and de-veined

1 teas. lemon-pepper seasoning


In a small food processor, combine cilantro,gingerroot, and garlic; cover and process until cilantro and garlic are chopped. While processing , gradually add oil and lemon juice in a steady stream until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

Coat grill with nonstick cooking spray before starting the grill. Thread shrimp onto two metal or water soaked wooden skewers. sprinkle lemon pepper on them. Grill , uncovered, over medium heat for 5-8 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Serve with cilantro sauce.

3 shrimp and 3 tbls. sauce = 312 calories

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MrMarmalade 9 years ago from Sydney

Looks good enough to try them

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sminut13 9 years ago from singapore

well i'm not a seafood person but i'd def recommend this to my sis. she buys prawns and so on. i would buy. jus tht i don't know how to peel them(sheepish grin)

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G-Ma Johnson 9 years ago from NW in the land of the Free Author

MrMarmalade they are simple and very my humble opinion G-Ma :O)

sminut they are easy to peel and can buy them peeled...try them they are soooo good. :O) G-Ma :O)

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Stacie Naczelnik 9 years ago from Seattle

This sounds great. Want to make it for me?

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G-Ma Johnson 9 years ago from NW in the land of the Free Author

sure come on over sweetie..Missing you.. G-ma :O)

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Journey * 6 years ago from USA

Hi G-Ma Johnson, I cook shrimp often but never used cilantro with a shrimp dish. Sounds great. I'll give it a try. Thanks.

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