Sweet, Spicy and Simple Steamed Shrimp

Sweet, Spicy and Simple Steamed Shrimp

Serves 4

This recipe is a gift for the cook who's entertaining a crowd. The shrimp can be cooked and peeled up to a day in advance. Simply chill them afterward until ready to use.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon finely ground bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander seeds
  • 2 pounds medium shell-on shrimp
  • Lemon and lime wedges
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Method: 

Put chili powder, paprika, cayenne, bay leaf, mustard, oregano, salt, pepper, sugar and coriander into a small bowl and stir well. Set aside. Place steamer basket in pot with water just touching bottom of basket. Cover pot and boil water. Add shrimp and sprinkle with reserved spice mixture. Steam shrimp, covered tightly, for 5 minutes or until firm and cooked through. Serve with lemon and lime wedges.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:260 calories (40 from fat), 4.5g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 345mg cholesterol, 650mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 1g sugar), 47g protein
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