Recipe: Pesto Grilled Shrimp

September 28, 2015

 

Prep Time: 10 minutes 

Marinate Time: 20 minutes 

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes 

Servings: 4

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup basil, packed

  • 1 small clove garlic

  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted

  • 2 tablespoons parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated

  • 2 tablespoons ol​ive oil

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (~1/4 lemon)

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deviened

 

Directions

  1. Pulse the basil, garlic, pine nuts, parmesan, oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a food processor or blender until smooth.

  2. Marinate the shrimp in the pesto for at least 20 minutes, up to overnight, in the fridge.

  3. Skewer the shrimp and grill over medium-high heat until cooked, about 2-3 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts: 

Calories 184, 

Fat 11g (Saturated 2g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 147mg, Sodium 755mg, Carbs 2g (Fiber 0, Sugars 0), Protein 18g

 

 

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