Spicy Lemon Shrimp with Basil Mayonnaise

Cool and creamy basil mayonnaise complements broiled shrimp coated with a spicy citrus sauce.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
3
tablespoons lemon juice
3/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
lb uncooked peeled deveined large shrimp (22 to 25 shrimp), thawed if frozen and tails peeled
1/2
cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1 Set oven control to broil. In medium glass or plastic bowl, mix lemon peel, lemon juice, red pepper, salt, garlic and 1 tablespoon of the oil. Add shrimp; toss to coat. In ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, spread shrimp.
  • 2 Broil shrimp with tops 2 to 3 inches from heat 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm.
  • 3 In food processor, place basil and remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Cover and process until chopped. Add mayonnaise; cover and process until smooth. Serve shrimp with mayonnaise.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    50
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1/2g,
    1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    70mg
    70%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    0g
    0%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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