Cilantro-Lime Shrimp with Chile Aïoli

Looking for seafood appetizers! Then check out these shrimp combined with chipotle chilies in adobe sauce and mayonnaise sprinkled by cilantro – ready in 30 minutes.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

Shrimp

24
fresh uncooked large shrimp (about 1 lb), shelled with tails left on
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
2
tablespoons lime juice
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
garlic clove, minced

Chile Aïoli

1
cup mayonnaise
3
tablespoons milk
2
canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, chopped (about 4 teaspoons)
2
garlic cloves, chopped
2
teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut shrimp along outside curve almost to other side; spread open. Remove any visible vein. Place cut side down on ungreased cookie sheet so that tails stand up and curve over shrimp.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine all remaining shrimp ingredients; mix well. Brush mixture over shrimp.
  • 3 Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in blender container, combine all chile aïoli ingredients except cilantro; blend until smooth.
  • 5 To serve, drizzle small amount of aïoli onto serving platter. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons chopped cilantro. Place cooked shrimp over aïoli. Serve with remaining aïoli.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut shrimp along outside curve almost to other side; spread open. Remove any visible vein. Place cut side down on ungreased cookie sheet so that tails stand up and curve over shrimp.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine all remaining shrimp ingredients; mix well. Brush mixture over shrimp.
  • 3 Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in blender container, combine all chile aïoli ingredients except cilantro; blend until smooth.
  • 5 To serve, drizzle small amount of aïoli onto serving platter. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons chopped cilantro. Place cooked shrimp over aïoli. Serve with remaining aïoli.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This delicious dish can be made up to four hours ahead of time. Prepare the shrimp, lime juice mixture and chile aïoli ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Just before serving, brush the lime juice mixture on the shrimp, then broil. Serve the shrimp with the chile aïoli as directed.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.