7/11/2016

Pesto grilled shrimp recipe

pesto grilled shrimp
Pesto grilled shrimp

Prep Time: 10 minutes Marinate Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4

Light fresh and summery basil pesto marinated grilled shrimp.

Ingredients

1/2 cup basil, packed
1 small clove garlic
1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted
2 tablespoons parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice (~1/4 lemon)
salt and pepper to taste
1 pound shrimp, peeled and deviened

Directions

Pulse the basil, garlic, pine nuts, parmesan, oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a food processor or blender until smooth.
Marinate the shrimp in the pesto for at least 20 minutes, up to overnight, in the fridge.
Skewer the shrimp and grill over medium-high heat until cooked, about 2-3 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 184, Fat 11g (Saturated 2g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 147mg, Sodium 755mg, Carbs 2g (Fiber 0, Sugars 0), Protein 18g

Source: Closet Cooking

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