Marinated Grilled Shrimp

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

I am going to start putting up some recipes that I have found and adapted or recipes that were shared on the Medifast forums even if I haven't made them yet. I just want to give everyone an opportunity to make them even if I haven't. There is no need for you to wait for me. I hope you don't mind that some recipes will not have photos. I feel it is important to share the knowledge, so a sharing I will do :) If you happen to take a photo of a dish that I don't have a photo for, please email it to me by facebook or my regular email sandybass26@yahoo.com and I will put it up! Thanks so much!

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Marinated Grilled Shrimp

Ingredients:
1 clove garlic, minced (1 Condiment)
1 tbsp + 1 tsp olive oil (4 Healthy Fats)
2 tbsp tomato sauce (1/2 Green)
1 tablespoons red wine vinegar (1/2 Condiment)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil (1/16 Condiment)
1/4 teaspoon salt (1 Condiment)
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (1/4 Condiment)
20 oz fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined - should yield 2 - 7 oz servings (2 Leans)
skewers

Directions:
In a large bowl, stir together the garlic, olive oil, tomato sauce, and red wine vinegar. Season with basil, salt, and cayenne pepper. Add shrimp to the bowl, and stir until evenly coated. Cover, and refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour, stirring once or twice.

Preheat grill for medium heat. Thread shrimp onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard marinade.

Lightly oil grill grate. Cook shrimp on preheated grill for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque.

2 Servings with 1 Lean, 1/4 of 1 Green (You need 2 and 3/4 Greens more), 1.4 Condiments and 2 Healthy Fats per Serving


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