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Cilantro/Jalapeno Pickled Shrimp
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A tangy and sweet shrimp appetizer.

Rating:
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 54.6
Total Carbs 3.6 g
Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
Sugars 2.1 g
Total Fat 2.2 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Potassium 205.9 mg
Protein 5.2 g
Sodium 275.7 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1 Lean Meat
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Servings
Ingredients

1 tbsp  olive oil
1 1/2 lb  large raw shrimp
0 3/4 cup  red bell peppers, sliced
0.6667 cup  cider vinegar
0 1/2 cup  sliced white onion
0.3333 cup  sliced carrots
2 tbsp  sliced jalapeno pepper
1 tbsp  sugar
1 tsp  ground cumin
0 3/4 tsp  salt
0 1/4 tsp  hot red pepper flakes
2 each  bay leaves
2 tbsp  fresh cilantro
Directions
  1. Pour 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a frying pan and heat over medium-high heat. Place half the shrimp in the pan and cook 3 minutes or until finished. Using a slotted spoon, place shrimp in a large bowl. Cook other half of shrimp using remaining oil.
  2. Mix bell pepper, vinegar, onion, carrot, jalapeno pepper, sugar, cumin, salt, red pepper, and bay leaves in a pot. Heat over medium-high heat and let boil. Place lid on pot, lower heat, and simmer 8 minutes.
  3. Spoon pepper mixture over shrimp and top with cilantro. Wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate 8 hours or up to 2 days, stirring frequently. Take out bay leaves before serving.

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