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Grilled Shrimp Appetizer

Grilled Shrimp Appetizer
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Serve the shrimp with whatever dipping sauce or salsa you desire. You can use an indoor grill with this recipe, if you like. If your shrimp are smaller than the jumbo shrimp called for below, it may take half as long to cook each side.

  • 1 1/2 pounds
    jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined, and patted dry with paper towels (about 16)
  • 2 teaspoons
    extra-virgin olive oil, or canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon
  • 1/4 cup
    jalapeno jelly, warmed briefly in the microwave to soften
  • 1/4 cup
    bottled chili sauce
    salsa, like peach salsa
  1. Get the grill or barbecue hot according to manufacturers instructions.
  2. Brush the outside of the shrimp lightly with oil. Sprinkle both sides of shrimp lightly with salt, pepper, and paprika.
  3. Place shrimp over direct, high heat on the grill. Grill about 2 minutes on the first side, then flip over and cook about 2 more minutes until cooked throughout.
  4. Serve warm with dipping sauce.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 5 servings
  • Calories160
  • Protein27 g
  • Carbohydrates2 g
    • Dietary fiber0 g
  • Fat4 g
    • Saturated fat0.7 g
  • Cholesterol200 mg
  • Sodium308 mg
  • Calories from Fat25%
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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