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Pesto Grilled Shrimp : Easy recipe


  • 1/2 cup basil, packed
  • 1 small clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (~1/4 lemon)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deviened

  1. Pulse the basil, garlic, pine nuts, parmesan, oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a food processor or blender until smooth.
  2. Marinate the shrimp in the pesto for at least 20 minutes, up to overnight, in the fridge.
  3. Skewer the shrimp and grill over medium-high heat until cooked, about 2-3 minutes per side.

Nutrition FactsCalories 184Fat 11g (Saturated 2gTrans 0),Cholesterol 147mgSodium 755mgCarbs 2g (Fiber 0Sugars 0),Protein 18g

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