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Monday, January 21 2013

Fresh fruit and shrimp add a burst of freshness to your appetizer buffet. The lime-and-cilantro marinade gives the seafood a flavorful punch.

 


 
Marinated Lime Shrimp Appetizer
Recipe from 
Servings: 6 appetizer servings
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs 15 mins
 
 
ingredients
  •  
    3/4  pound  fresh or frozen peeled, deveined, cooked shrimp
  •  
     teaspoon  finely shredded lime peel
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    1/3  cup  lime juice
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    1/4  cup  cooking oil
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     tablespoons  snipped fresh cilantro or parsley
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       fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped, or 1 tablespoon canned chopped jalapeno pepper
  •  
     clove  garlic, minced
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        Lettuce (optional)
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     cups  assorted fruit pieces, such as papaya chunks, kiwi chunks, red grapes, and orange sections or lime and orange wedges with pomegranate seeds
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directions
Thaw the shrimp, if frozen. Rinse shrimp; pat dry. In a medium bowl, stir together the lime peel, lime juice, cooking oil, fresh cilantro or parsley, jalapeno pepper, and garlic. Add the shrimp and toss to coat.
 
Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or up to 3 hours, stirring the mixture twice.
 
To serve, drain shrimp and discard marinade. If you like, thread shrimp onto skewers. Arrange on lettuce-lined plate with fruit. Serve with toothpicks. Makes 6 appetizer servings.
 
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 168, Total Fat 10 g, Cholesterol 111 mg, Sodium 129 mg, Carbohydrate 8 g. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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