Cilantro Lime Shrimp Skewers

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
30 min 5 min 4
Cilantro Lime Shrimp Skewers
Health Highlights
Fire up the grill! These Cilantro Lime Shrimp Skewers are perfect for an outdoor barbecue with friends and family.

Ingredients


1/4 cup Avocado oil
1/2 cup Lime juice (fresh) (fresh)
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 dash Sea Salt (fine)
1 dash Black pepper (ground)
1/2 cup Cilantro (coriander) (fresh chopped)
454 gm Shrimp, raw (large; deveined)

Instructions


1. Soak 8 bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes before cooking.

 

2. Preheat grill to medium or oven to 450F degrees. If using oven, line baking sheet with parchment paper.

 

3. Whisk together oil, lime juice, garlic, salt, pepper, and cilantro.

 

4. Place shrimp onto skewers. Pour marinade over shrimp and evenly coat.

 

5. Grill at medium heat for about 2 minutes on each side. Optionally, place on baking sheet and bake in oven for 5-6 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165F or 74C degrees.

Notes:

Quick Tips:

Safety

Never eat seafood that is raw, or not cooked through. Internal temperature of fish should be 158F or 70C degrees and for shellfish 165F or 74C degrees.


Nutritional Highlights:

Shrimp

Rich source of protein and contains omega 3 fatty acids to promote brain health and astaxanthin, an important antioxidant.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 234
Calories from fat 128
Calories from saturated fat 15.3
Total Fat 14.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.7 g
Cholesterol 183 mg
Sodium 285 mg
Potassium 357 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3.4 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 0.6 g
Protein 23.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.2
Meat 1.3
Vegetables 0.2

Energy sources


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