Caramelized Chili Shrimp

Quick-to-cook shrimp means you can get this spicy appetizer on the table in just 15 minutes!

  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1/2
cup sugar
1
tablespoon all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon kosher (coarse) salt
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/8
teaspoon chipotle chili powder or ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
lb uncooked large shrimp (21 to 30 shrimp), peeled with tails left on, deveined
1/4
medium fresh lime
  • 1 Heat oven to 500°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2 In resealable 1-gallon food-storage plastic bag, mix all ingredients except shrimp and lime. Add shrimp; seal bag and shake to coat with sugar mixture. Arrange shrimp with sugar mixture in single layer in pan.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until sugar is caramelized. Remove from oven. Using pancake turner, turn shrimp; squeeze juice from lime over shrimp. Place on serving platter; serve immediately.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    60
    (
    Calories from Fat
    0),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    0g
    0%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    260mg
    260%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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