By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

No fresh herbs? Use 1/4 teaspoon each of dried tarragon and rosemary. Lime juice and fresh cilantro is another great combination for grilled shrimp.

Number of servings

Serves 2

Ingredients

  1. 2 wooden skewers (8 inches each)
  2. 1 lemon, juiced
  3. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  4. 2 teaspoons finely minced garlic
  5. 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh tarragon
  6. 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  7. 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  8. 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  9. 12 pieces shrimp, peeled and deveined (21/25 size)

Directions

Soak skewers in water for at least 10 minutes. Preheat the grill on high. Combine lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, herbs and seasonings in a medium glass bowl. Place shrimp into lemon marinade; let stand for 5 minutes. Skewer the shrimp and place on the grill. Cook for about 2 minutes on each side or until shrimp is thoroughly cooked.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :1 skewer

  • Calories 105
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 180 mg
  • Sodium 185 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 0 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Total sugars 0 g
  • Protein 24 g

Created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program.

April 23, 2016