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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
marinate:
15 mins
chill:
2 hrs
grill:
7 mins
Servings:
8
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Chile-Lime Grilled Tiger Shrimp with Avocado Cocktail Sauce

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, removing tails. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Place shrimp in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish.

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For marinade:
  • In small bowl, combine lime juice, Asian chile sauce and garlic. Pour marinade over shrimp; seal bag. Marinate in refrigerator for 15 minutes to 1 hour, turning bag occasionally (the shrimp will get spicier the longer it marinates). Remove shrimp; discard marinade.

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  • Thread shrimp onto 4 or 5 metal skewers. Sprinkle shrimp with salt and pepper.

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  • For a charcoal grill, grill shrimp skewers on the grill rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 7 to 9 minutes or until shrimp are opaque, turning once halfway through grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place shrimp on grill rack over heat. Cover; grill as above.)

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  • To serve, pour Cocktail Sauce evenly among 8 chilled margarita, martini or wine glasses. Remove shrimp from skewers. Place 3 shrimp in each glass. Garnish each glass with a lime wedge and a dollop of sour cream, if you like. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Chile-Lime Grilled Tiger Shrimp with Avocado Cocktail Sauce)

238 calories; total fat 15g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 97mg; sodium 494mg; carbohydrates 13g; fiber 6g; protein 15g; vitamin a 389IU; vitamin c 19mg; calcium 71mg; iron 2mg.

Avocado Cocktail Sauce

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  • In a medium bowl combine avocados, tomatoes, cilantro, lime juice, horseradish, Worcestershire-style marinade for chicken, salt and pepper. Cover and chill for 2 to 6 hours.

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