Grilled Shrimp with Asian Pesto Recipe

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This cilantro-packed pesto puts a new twist on classic Italian basil pesto, and you’ll find it just as delicious and versatile.
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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Ginger, Ground
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Sea Salt Grinder
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Asian Pesto:
  • 2 tablespoons toasted slivered almonds
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Ginger, Ground
  • 1/8 teaspoon McCormick® Sea Salt Grinder
Directions
PREP
20 mins
COOK
5 mins
1. Mix orange juice, ginger, oil, garlic powder and sea salt in medium bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons marinade for brushing. Add shrimp to remaining marinade in bowl; toss to coat well. Cover. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, for the Pesto, place almonds in food processor; cover. Process until finely chopped. Add remaining ingredients; cover. Process until mixture is coarsely chopped. Set aside.

3. Place shrimp on grill rack sprayed with no stick cooking spray. Grill over medium-high heat 4 to 6 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning and brushing with reserved marinade. Serve shrimp with Asian Pesto.
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Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 159 Calories
Fat: 7 Grams
Protein: 19 Grams
Cholesterol: 168 Milligrams
Carbohydrates: 5 Grams
Sodium: 347 Milligrams
Fiber: 1 Grams

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