Monday, April 4, 2011

Chili's Spicy Garlic & Lime Shrimp

I love it when you can bring a restraunt favorite home to cook and Chil's Spicy Garlic and Lime Shrimp is one of them:-) I am also doing my menu planning with I'm an Organizing Junkie. So, here is my menu this week: Also, $5 Dinners inspires us all to make low cost dinners. In that spirit, I am taking what Pick N Save has on sale, pairing it with coupons and coming up with the tastiest money saving around! Shrimp was on sale for $8.99/lb. (normally $13.99/lb.) at Pick N Save. I grabbed a bunch to make my featured recipe today: Chili's Spicy Garlic & Lime Shrimp Ingredients: 2 Tbs butter 1 clove garlic, pressed 1 lb fresh large shrimp, peeled (about 1 pound) 1 lime 3/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp dried parsley flakes 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp paprika 1/8 tsp dried thyme 1/8 tsp onion powder Directions: 1. Make the seasoning blend by combining all the spices in a small bowl. 2. Preheat a large skillet over medium heat. 3. Add butter to the pan. 4. When the butter is melted, stir in the pressed garlic. 5. Immediately, add the shrimp to the pan. 6. Cut the lime in half and squeeze each half into the pan over the shrimp. 7. Sprinkle the entire seasoning blend over the shrimp, and give it all a good stir. 8. Saute the shrimp for 5 to 8 minutes or until they begin to brown. 9. Be sure to cook both sides of all the shrimp. Servings: 4 Cooking Times Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Nutrition Facts Serving size: 1/4 of a recipe (4.6 ounces). Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet. Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients. Amount Per Serving Calories 212.35 Calories From Fat (33%) 69.79 % Daily Value Total Fat 7.9g 12% Saturated Fat 4.05g 20% Cholesterol 187.63mg 63% Sodium 609.33mg 25% Potassium 331.26mg 9% Total Carbohydrates 10.39g 3% Fiber 0.71g 3% Sugar 0.48g Protein 24.8g 50% Recipe Type Main Course, Seafood Source Author: Chili's Source: Recipe: $14.43($9.43 on sale) Serving: $3.61 ($2.36 on sale)
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Gramma 2 Many said...

Sounds delicious. Unfortunately husband is allergic to shrimp and I do not like to cook for just myself.

Betty Manousos@ CUT AND DRY said...

looks like a delicious recipe!
now i know what i'll have for launch.

happy monday!
betty xx

blueviolet said...

I am really starting to enjoy the taste of lime!

Mrs. Blue said...

Well, I think that sounds delicious!!!

Candi said...

We had shrimp creole last night. Love shrimp dishes and hoping to make more of them this summer. Can't wait to try this one!

By the way, your posts are showing up in a block format with no paragraphs or spaces. Not sure if you know this or not, but I've noticed it for the last couple of days. If you need me to screen print it and email it to you, let me know.

Emily said...

Can I come over for dinner? Please? :)

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