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Shrimp Marinated in Lime Juice

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • ½ cup fresh lime juice, plus lime zest as garnish
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup rice vinegar
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined

Instructions:

  • In a shallow baking dish, combine the onion, lime juice, capers, mustard and hot sauce. Set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, add the water, vinegar, cloves and bay leaf. Bring to a boil and add the shrimp. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Drain and transfer the shrimp to the shallow dish containing the onion mixture, making sure to discard the cloves and bay leaf.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • To serve, divide the shrimp mixture among individual small bowls and garnish each with lime zest. Serve cold.

Nutrition:

Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 8 shrimp

Each serving provides:

  • Calories: 69
  • Total fat: 1 gram
  • Saturated fat: <1 gram
  • Cholesterol 86 milligrams
  • Total fiber 0 grams
  • Sodium 200 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates: 86 milligrams
  • Potassium: 156 milligrams