Garlic Shrimp and Shallots

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 242


2 pounds shrimp
6 shallots, peeled and sliced
6 cloves minced garlic
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 cup lime juice


Slice shrimp in half lengthwise, but do not peel them. Mix together shallots, garlic, 1/3 cup oil and salt. Add to shrimp and stir until they are completely coated. Sprinkle on cayenne pepper and mix well. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Heat the rest of the oil in a large nonstick skillet. When oil is very hot, but not smoking, add shrimp and sauté until they just turn pink, about 3 minutes. Squeeze in lime juice, stir and serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 242
Calories from Fat: 165

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