Marinated Lime Shrimp Appetizer
- Makes: 6 servings
- Prep 15 mins
- Marinate 2 hrs
Fresh fruit and shrimp add a burst of freshness to your appetizer buffet. The lime-and-cilantro marinade gives the seafood a flavorful punch.
fresh or frozen peeled, deveined, cooked shrimp
finely shredded lime peel
snipped fresh cilantro or parsley
fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped, or 1 tablespoon canned chopped jalapeno pepper
clove garlic, minced
assorted fruit pieces, such as papaya chunks, kiwi chunks, red grapes, and orange sections or lime and orange wedges with pomegranate seeds
- 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.
(Marinated Lime Shrimp Appetizer)Servings Per Recipe 6, cal. (kcal) 168, Fat, total (g) 10, carb. (g) 8, sodium (mg) 129, chol. (mg) 111