Grilled Garlic Shrimp
|Title:||Grilled Garlic Shrimp|
2 pounds large, tail-on shrimp
6-inch bamboo skewers, soaked in water
1/4 cup butter
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
Salt and pepper to taste
Peel shrimp, leaving the tail on. Thread 4 shrimp onto each skewer; set aside.
Melt butter in a small saucepan. Add garlic and red pepper. Simmer for 1 minute and stir in basil. Brush each skewer lightly with garlic butter, then season both sides with salt and pepper. Place on coals over medium heat and cook for 4 to 5 minutes per side or until very pink. Remove from grill and brush with remaining garlic butter.
Makes 5 servings.
Nutrition Per Serving: 280 calories, 37 g protein, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 12 g fat, 300 mg cholesterol, 365 mg sodium