Chimichurri Grilled Shrimp Skewers

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Chimichurri Grilled Shrimp Skewers

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Platter of grilled shrimp covered in chimichurri sauce on skewers next to skewered vegetables

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
15min
Prep
20min
Total

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    Description

    Serve these smoky grilled shrimp with fresh and spicy Chimichurri Sauce. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    1medium shallot
    2 clove(s)garlic
    ½jalapeno, seeds and stem removed
    1 c.fresh cilantro, packed
    1 c.fresh parsley, packed
    c.fresh lime juice
    ¼ c.Gustare Vita olive oil
    Hy-Vee salt, to taste
    Hy-Vee ground black pepper, to taste
    1 lbs.Hy-Vee Fish Market 26-30 ct. shrimp, raw, thawed if frozen
    Grilled veggies, for serving
    Brown rice, and/or quinoa, for serving

    Things To Grab

    • Charcoal or gas grill
    • Food processor or blender
    • Medium bowl
    • Wooden or metal skweres

    Directions

    1. Heat a charcoal or gas grill to medium-high heat. 

    2. Make Chimichurri Sauce: Combine shallot, garlic, and jalapeno in a food processor or blender. Process until finely chopped. Add in cilantro, parsley, lime juice, and olive oil; season to taste with salt and pepper. Pulse until mixture is fairly smooth.

    3. Place shrimp in a medium bowl and cover with 1/3 cup Chimichurri Sauce; toss to coat.

    4. Thread shrimp onto wooden or metal skewers. Grill shrimp 2 to 3 minutes per side until pink and opaque. Serve with remaining Chimichurri Sauce, and if desired, serve grilled shrimp over grilled veggies, brown rice, and/or quinoa.

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      If using bamboo skewers, soak skewers in water for 30 minutes before using.
      Hy-Vee Test Kitchen

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    220 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 14g
    • Cholesterol: 140mg
    • Sodium: 420mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 6g
    • Protein: 19g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 10%
    0%
    Calcium 6%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 6%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seafoodies Blog from the week of May 29, 2018