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Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro Sauce Recipe

The lazy days of summer call for cuisine that’s carefree, too. So it’s no surprise that picnics are a popular choice for Labor Day weekend.  This year’s Labor Day is set for September 5th.  You know what that means – the autumn season will be here before we know it.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups fresh cilantro leaves
  • 4 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 12 uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

Directions

  • In a small food processor, combine the cilantro, ginger 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 small serving bowl; set aside.
  • Thread shrimp onto four metal or soaked wooden skewers. Sprinkle with lemon-pepper. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  • Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 6-8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once. Serve with cilantro sauce. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts: 3 shrimp with 3 tablespoons sauce equals 294 calories, 26 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.