Shrimp Paulista

Residents of Sau Paulo call themselves as Paulistas , and this shrimp recipe is their regonal favorite dish

 Hope you will also like this tasty one!

MAKES          : 6 servings   

ACTIVE TIME: 15 minutes

TOTAL TIME: 35 minutes


2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
8 cloves garlic, minced, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper, divided
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1. Place shrimp in a medium nonreactive bowl and toss with lime juice, 1/4 cup cilantro, half the garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper. Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp, marinade and remaining garlic; cook until the shrimp are just cooked through, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; add the remaining 1/4 cup cilantro, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon red pepper. Toss to combine.

Nutrition Information:: Per serving: 164 calories; 6 g fat (1 g sat, 4 g mono); 224 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrate; 24 g protein; 0 g fiber; 416 mg sodium.
Nutrition bonus: Selenium (66% daily value), Iron (20% dv).

0 Carbohydrate Servings

Exchanges: 3 1/2 very lean meat, 1 fat

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  1. Anonymous

    Thanks. Must try it out.

  2. Sarmila

    this is a very easy recipe,, kids will like it too.

  3. Khushi

    Thank you for the recipe. Sounds very tasty.

  4. Yasmin

    It sounds delicious!..will try it out this weekend.

  5. malini

    Thanks for the recipe…and also for the information on nutrition value….

  6. Sarmila

    you are welcome,

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