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Spicy Lemon Shrimp with Basil Mayonnaise

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Spicy Lemon Shrimp with Basil Mayonnaise
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 24
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Cool and creamy basil mayonnaise complements broiled shrimp coated with a spicy citrus sauce.
Updated Feb 26, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    If using thawed frozen shrimp, rinse, drain and pat dry before adding to marinade.
  • tip 2
    Marinate the shrimp in the refrigerator for up to 3 hours before broiling. Make and refrigerate the basil mayonnaise up to a day before.

Nutrition Information

50 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 0g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
7%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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