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Garlic-Jalapeno Shrimp


This tasty marinade -- hot but not punishing -- is so easy it will quickly make its way into your regular rotation.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Martha Stewart Living, May 2010


  • 20 large shrimp (about 1 pound), peeled and deveined (tails left intact; optional)
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 jalapeno chile (stem, ribs, and seeds removed), finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Toss together shrimp, garlic, jalapeno, lime juice, and 1 tablespoon oil; season with salt and pepper. Marinate in refrigerator for 45 minutes.

  2. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove shrimp from marinade, and add to skillet; cook through, about 2 minutes per side.

Cook's Notes

Squeeze lime wedges over shrimp, and serve with cold beer.

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