Skewered BBQ Shrimp with Tomatillo Avocado Salsa

Appetizers & Snacks

Skewered BBQ Shrimp with Tomatillo Avocado Salsa
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 320
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 185mg 61%
Sodium 760mg 33%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 8g 28%
Total Sugars 10g  
  Includes 6g Added Sugars 12%
Protein 25g 0%
Calcium 93mg 8%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 940mg 21%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. large shrimp, raw, shelled, deveined
  • 1/2 c. spicy barbecue sauce
  • 8 ea. wooden skewers
  • 5 T. lime juice, divided
  • 2 ea. medium Avocados From Mexico, diced
  • 2 ea. garlic cloves
  • 1 ea. jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
  • 6 oz. fresh tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and sliced
  • 1/4 c. cilantro, fresh, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lime wedges for garnish

Instructions

  1. Soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes prior to use.
  2. Combine shrimp with barbecue sauce and 4 tablespoons lime juice and toss to coat. Set aside in the refrigerator until ready to grill.
  3. To make salsa: Place avocados, garlic, jalapeño pepper, tomatillos, remaining lime juice, and cilantro in a food processor and process until smooth. Season to taste. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  4. Heat grill to medium-high heat. Thread shrimp on to skewers prior to cooking. Place on heated grill and cook on each side for 3-6 minutes per side or until shrimp is cooked through. Remove from grill immediately. Serve with tomatillo salsa and lime wedges.

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Nutrition Facts
Skewered BBQ Shrimp with Tomatillo Avocado Salsa
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 185mg 61%
Sodium 760mg 33%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 8g 28%
Total Sugars 10g  
  Includes 6g Added Sugars 12%
Protein 25g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 93mg 8%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 940mg 21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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