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Spicy Chipotle Grilled Shrimp

Spicy Chipotle Grilled Shrimp Recipe

Description

Marinated shrimp, grilled on skewers, have the fiery flavors of chipotle chilies, garlic, and red pepper flakes. This is for those who like their grilled shrimp spicy enough to break a sweat.

Ingredients

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 peppers chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • wooden or metal skewers

Instructions

  1. Mix together the garlic, chipotle peppers, lemon juice, olive oil, paprika, cilantro, kosher salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes, and cayenne pepper in a bowl. Stir in the shrimp, and mix well to thoroughly coat. Marinate for 30 minutes in refrigerator.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat, and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Remove the shrimp from the marinade, and discard excess marinade. Thread about 5 shrimp per skewer, and grill on the preheated grill until the shrimp turn pink and opaque in the center, about 2 minutes per side.

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Nutritional Information

Spicy Chipotle Grilled Shrimp

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 149.5
% Daily Value *
protein: 51 %
carbohydrates: 1 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 6 %
sugars:
fat: 6 %
saturated fat: 4 %
cholesterol: 77 %
vitamin a iu: 20 %
niacin equivalents: 70 %
vitamin b6: 15 %
vitamin c: 30 %
folate: 2 %
calcium: 6 %
iron: 23 %
magnesium: 16 %
potassium: 8 %
sodium: 24 %
thiamin: 6 %
calories from fat:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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