This easy marinade yields the perfect shrimp to serve in your favorite Mexican dish – like fajitas or burritos!
Griddler® Compact position: Flat
Plate side: Grill
8 sprigs fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon chili powder
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 garlic cloves, smashed
1 jalapeño, seeded and sliced
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
½ pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined, tails still attached (about 12 to 14 shrimp)
¹∕8 teaspoon kosher salt
fresh lime wedges for serving
Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 134 (53% from fat) • carb. 7g • pro. 10g
• fat 8g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 64mg • sod. 240mg
• calc. 51mg • fiber 2g
1 . In a medium stainless steel bowl, stir together the cilantro, lime juice, chili powder, cayenne, garlic, jalapeño and olive oil . Stir in the shrimp to coat well and let marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator .
2 . Once shrimp are marinated, insert the plates on the grill side . Preheat the Cuisinart® Griddler® Compact to High .
3 . Open the unit to extend flat, sprinkle shrimp with salt and arrange on both the upper and lower plates . Grill for about 6 minutes, turning the shrimp occasionally so that they do not burn .
4 . Remove from grill . Drizzle with fresh lime juice before serving .