Shrimp Mojo de Ajo

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 148.7
  • Total Fat: 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 226.6 mg
  • Sodium: 401.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 23.9 g

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Something yummy (and low cal) that I stumbled upon. Great over rice with veggies. Something yummy (and low cal) that I stumbled upon. Great over rice with veggies.
Number of Servings: 4


    2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
    1 pound shrimp (21-25 per pound), rinsed, shelled and deveined
    6 cloves garlic, minced
    juice of 1 lemon
    1/4 teaspoon oregano
    1/2 teaspoon garlic-flavored Tabasco
    1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro leaves
    pinch of salt
    pinch of freshly ground black pepper


Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.

Prepare a shallow pan or ovenproof baking dish by greasing it with some of the unsalted butter. Lay shrimp in one layer on the bottom of the baking dish.

In a small bowl, mix the garlic, lemon juice, oregano, Tabasco, cilantro, salt and pepper. Pour this mixture over the shrimp in the dish. Dot with remaining butter.

Place the baking dish in the oven and cook for about 5 minutes, or until the shrimp turn pink and opaque.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MUSIC2HISEARS.

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