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Shrimp With Sesame Seed Sauce

  Pumpkin seed 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Plain Variety)
  Sesame seed 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic clove 1 Small
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Canned chicken broth 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lime juice 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Cooked shelled shrimp 1 1⁄2 Pound, hot

Combine pumpkin seed, sesame seed, garlic, and oil in a saucepan.
Stir and cook over medium heat until sesame seed is light golden brown.
Remove from heat and stir in chili powder, cinnamon, and cloves.
Turn into an electric blender and grind.
Add broth and salt; blend.
Turn mixture into a saucepan, mix in lime juice, and heat over low heat, stirring in one direction, until thickened.
Arrange hot shrimp on a platter and spoon sauce over it.
If desired, garnish with sliced green onion and lime wedges.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1539 Calories from Fat 639

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 74 g113.8%

Saturated Fat 11.8 g59%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1326.9 mg442.3%

Sodium 2603.1 mg108.5%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g17.9%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g29.8%

Sugars 1.1 g

Protein 167 g333.3%

Vitamin A 54% Vitamin C 42.5%

Calcium 78% Iron 171.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Shrimp With Sesame Seed Sauce Recipe