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Mint Flavored Shrimp

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  Salad oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Finely chopped mint/1 tablespoon dry mint, crumbled 1 Tablespoon (Fresh)
  White wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Dry basil 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced / pressed
  Raw shrimp 2 Pound, shelled and deveined (Medium Size, About 32 Per Pound)

In a large bowl, stir together oil, mint, vinegar, chili powder, basil, salt, pepper, and garlic.
Add shrimp and stir to coat.
Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours.
If using bamboo skewers, soak about 24 skewers in hot water to cover for 30 minutes.
Lift shrimp from marinade and drain briefly (reserve marinade).
Thread about 5 shrimp on a pair of bamboo or metal skewers, aligning skewers parallel so shrimp lie flat.
Repeat with remaining shrimp.
Place shrimp on a well-greased grill 4 to 6 inches above a solid bed of hot coals.
Cook, basting with marinade and turning once, until shrimp turn pink

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2494 Calories from Fat 1634

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 185 g284%

Saturated Fat 10.9 g54.7%

Trans Fat 3 g

Cholesterol 1378.9 mg459.6%

Sodium 2381.4 mg99.2%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.3%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 187 g373.1%

Vitamin A 84.4% Vitamin C 51.4%

Calcium 63.8% Iron 142.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mint Flavored Shrimp Recipe