Southwestern Chili Shrimp

Grilled shrimp with attitude! Spices and lime juice kick shrimp up a notch, while fresh cilantro and guacamole sauce cools it down.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Shrimp

2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2
teaspoons chili powder
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
2
teaspoons lime juice
1 1/2
lb uncooked deveined peeled large shrimp, tail shells removed if desired

Sauce

1/4
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
cup guacamole
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix melted butter, chili powder, garlic salt, cumin and lime juice. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Thread shrimp on six 15-inch metal skewers, leaving space between each. Place on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 5 to 10 minutes, turning 2 to 3 times, until shrimp are pink.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix sauce ingredients. Serve sauce with shrimp.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    265mg
    265%;
    Sodium
    600mg
    600%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    3g
    3%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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