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Marinated Shrimp

Marinated Shrimp

About this Recipe:

This is a very healthy and refreshing marinade recipe for shrimp. The combination of lemon juice and fresh herb make this a delicious dish for shrimp lovers. You can either roast these shrimps in the oven or BBQ them on the grill.

Main Ingredients:

Shrimp: 2 lb large, peeled

Marinade Ingredients:

Tomato paste: 2 tbsp
Olive oil: 3/4 cup
Lemon: juice of 1
Garlic: 4 cloves, minced
Fresh basil: 1 tbsp, chopped
Fresh parsley: 1/4 cup, chopped
Salt: 1 tsp
Black Pepper: 1 tsp
Cayenne pepper: 1/4 tsp
Paprika: 2 tsp


1. Mix together all marinade ingredients in a sealable bag.

2. Add shrimps to the bag. Seal and let marinate in the fridge for about 2 hours.

3. Thread shrimps onto skewers. You can now use your grill or oven to cook the shrimps. If cooking in the oven, preheat the oven to 400 F. If cooking on the grill, preheat to medium heat.

4. Cook shrimps for 10-15 min or till done.

Published on January 29, 2009
Last edited on May 9, 2010
Herbs & Spices in this Recipe:

Chile Peppers
Chile Peppers

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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Inactive Time
2 hrs
Ready in
2 hrs 30 min
3 Ratings
Average rating: 4

Nutrition Facts
% Daily Value

Fat  28.8 g
44 %

Fiber  0.7 g
3 %

Vitamin A
Vitamin C
21 %
21 %
7 %
30 %

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