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You won’t believe how quick and easy these delicious Garlic Shrimp are to prepare. Serve as a party appetizer, make a light meal with them and serve with a tossed salad or serve them atop a pasta for a heartier dish.

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  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime or lemon juice
  • 6 garlic cloves grated or minced
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. large shrimp,shelled (except for tails) and deveined



Step 1

1. In a bowl whisk together olive oil, juice, garlic, cumin, red pepper flakes, salt and black pepper. Add shrimp and toss to coat. Set aside and marinate for 20 minutes*
2. Preheat oven broiler on high
3. Spread shrimp along with marinade in single layer in an oven-proff skillet or baking pan
4. Place in center of oven and broil for 3 minutes,until pink.

* Shrimp may be marinated for longer, up to a day. If marinating longer than 20 minutes, omit lime/lemon juice, then add juice just before cooking.

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