Gluten Free Simple Grilled Shrimp

These past few days have not been fun! This past weekend I felt a combination stomach ache/migraine coming on and by Monday night I had to go to bed pretty early. Today has been miserable, but my wonderful hubby actually took the afternoon off and watched little girl {who we’re pretty sure has what I have – which is super fun,} cleaned, and made supper! My goal for today had been to share my kitchen coffee art I FINALLY finished, but I had absolutely no energy or motivation to take the pictures yesterday or today, so those will have to wait. What I do have for everyone is a super yummy grilled shrimp recipe I found over at C’est pas de la tarte! {MareeAnn’s blog is in French, and she comes up with some pretty unique stuff… this is the first one I’ve been brave enough to attempt!}

Gluten Free Simple Grilled Shrimp
Serves 7
Weight Watchers: SmartPoints - 2 Points Plus - 3
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
6 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
6 min
551 calories
1 g
2 g
62 g
0 g
9 g
65 g
346 g
0 g
0 g
52 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
65g
Servings
7
Amount Per Serving
Calories 551
Calories from Fat 546
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 62g
95%
Saturated Fat 9g
43%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 45g
Cholesterol 2mg
1%
Sodium 346mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates 1g
0%
Dietary Fiber 1g
3%
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
1%
Calcium
3%
Iron
5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 bag large, cooked shrimp {We used Market Pantry}
  2. 2 cups olive oil
  3. 2 TBS oregano*
  4. 1 TBS cilantro*
  5. 1/2 tsp lime zest
  6. 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  7. 1 tsp coarse salt
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients for marinade and add shrimp, making sure they are well covered.
  2. Let marinate in fridge for at least 15 minutes. {We made ours before running some errands, so they probably marinated for 1-2 hours.}
  3. Next remove shrimp from marinade and grill about 3 minutes each side over medium heat. {Wes wanted to use his "actual" grill, so we skewered them, but you can just cook them in a pan on the stove if you want.}
Notes
  1. *The original recipe called for 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, which I discovered we were out of in the middle of making it {I guess Wes used it all up on his Meatballs!} so I subbed oregano & cilantro in it's place. It also called for 2 cloves garlic, which I evidently just skipped for no apparent reason. What can I say, my brain was not fully functioning at this time!
Adapted from C'est Pas De La Tarte
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551
fat
62g
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carbs
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That’s it! We served with rice and steamed green beans & potatoes. I’m not normally a huge seafood person, but I enjoyed this dish. Wes on the other hand LOVES shrimp, and he ate way more than his fair share :).

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Kate Alyse

Kate Alyse

Kate is a proud mama to four amazing little sweeties {through birth + adoption} and wife to the best husband a girl could ask for! She considers herself blessed to be able to stay home with the kids, and is just starting to get into the world of homeschooling. In her "spare-time" she enjoys sharing many of the projects, stories, and gluten-free recipes that are a part of their every day lives!
  • Oh no! I hope you feel better soon! This recipe looks delicious! If only my husband liked seafood :/

  • Oh man! This recipe looks absolutely AMAZING! I'll definitely get Husby to grill this up, especially since he's been grilling 2-3 times a week lately!

  • Alejandra Gomez

    This sounds super delicious! I will definitely have to try to make this at some point! Also I hope you and Hayden feel better soon! You're lucky to have such a wonderful hubby to take care of you when you're sick =]

  • Thanks! I hope so too lol, I am SO ready to be over whatever this is 🙁

  • That's awesome! I'm pretty sure Wes would grill every day if he could get away with it lol… what is it that attracts men to the grill so much?!

  • You totally should 🙂 – yes, Wes has really been stepping up his game! I seriously don't think I would have been able to make it through yesterday without him lol!

  • U're take on the recipe looks good! I'm sure gonna give it a try 🙂 
    xx

  • Awesome! I didn't even mean to do it differently… the chaos of the day just made it turn out that way 😛

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