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Chilled marinated shrimp

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Chilling time: 8 hours

Chilled marinated shrimp

2 tablespoons corn or canola oil
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons mild cayenne pepper sauce (such as Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, not Tabasco Sauce)
1 clove garlic, minced (about 1 teaspoon)
1/4 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon crushed, dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 pound peeled and deveined cooked shrimp (try precooked, frozen cocktail shrimp, thawed)

Combine all ingredients except the shrimp in a small bowl and whisk together. Place shrimp in a zip-top plastic bag, add marinade, and gently shake bag several times to coat the shrimp with marinade. Refrigerate at least 8 hours to allow the flavors to blend; gently shake the bag twice during marinating to recoat shrimp with marinade. Drain off excess marinade before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 157
  Carbohydrate: 1 g
  Protein: 23 g
  Fat: 7 g
  Saturated fat: 1 g
  Sodium: 969 mg*
  Fiber: <1 g
Exchanges per serving: 3 very lean meat, 1 fat
Carbohydrate choices: 0




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