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  Raw jumbo shrimp 12 , shelled but with tails left on, deveined and butterflied ,cut almost in half lengthwise, opened and flattened out
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Annatto seeds 1 Tablespoon, crushed (Achiote)
  Mashed garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

Place butterflied shrimp in a shallow dish.
Combine all the remaining ingredients except the oil and pour over the shrimp.
Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours, turning shrimp occasionally.
Take shrimp out of the marinade and deep-fry at 365 degrees on a deep-fry thermometer for about 1 minute, or until shrimp are just cooked through.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 765 Calories from Fat 450

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g79%

Saturated Fat 6.9 g34.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 340.5 mg113.5%

Sodium 760.5 mg31.7%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.7%

Sugars 7.6 g

Protein 49 g97.9%

Vitamin A 18.4% Vitamin C 133.8%

Calcium 25.8% Iron 53.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Deep Fried Marinated Shrimp Recipe