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Poached Shrimps With Lime Wedges

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Ingredients
  Fresh shrimps 2 Pound
  Shrimp spice/Mixed pickling spices 1 Tablespoon
  Limes 2 , cut into thin wedges
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In cold water, rinse the shrimps and peel off the shells. Leave the tails on.
2) Down the back of each shrimp, make a shallow cut with a sharp-point knife. Life out the sand vein or the black line.

MAKING
3) With water, half-fill a medium-sized frying pan and season with shrimp or pickling spice. Heat to simmering point and add the shrimps. Gently simmer for about 5 minutes, till the shrimps are tender. Drain well.

SERVING
4) On serving plates, arrange the cooked shrimps alternatively with lime wedges.
5) Serve right away.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Poached
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 124 Calories from Fat 18

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat 0.38 g1.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 175.2 mg58.4%

Sodium 170.7 mg7.1%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.2 g0.78%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 23 g46.9%

Vitamin A 4.2% Vitamin C 7.2%

Calcium 6.2% Iron 15.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Poached Shrimps With Lime Wedges Recipe