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Jalapeño Shrimp

Jalapeño Shrimp
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  1. Place the shrimp in enough lightly salted water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cover and immediately remove from heat. Set aside 1 minute. Drain and rinse the shrimp under cold water to stop the cooking.
  2. Cut the jalapeños in half lengthwise. Place in a large bowl with the shrimp. Toss with the pickling liquid, lime juice, cilantro, and salt. Cover and refrigerate up to 1 day ahead.
By March, 2002

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 100
  • Calcium 94mg
  • Carbohydrate 4g
  • Cholesterol 129mg
  • Fat 1g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Protein 17mg
  • Sat Fat 0g
  • Sodium 519mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Gingery Shrimp and Couscous
When dealing with medium to large shrimp, cook them for 3 minutes after the water starts boiling. (Smaller shrimp will take less time.)

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