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National Shrimp Day

Today is National Shrimp Day and we're celebrating in Franklin County, Florida with a special receipe for Tupelo Honey Pineapple Grilled Shrimp.


Ingredients
1 1/2 pounds Gulf shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 cup pineapple chunks
2 tablespoons lime juice, fresh
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons Tupelo honey
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
2 teaspoons soy sauce

Preparation
Arrange shrimp and pineapple chunks on wooden skewers and place in a flat bottom glass casserole dish. In a small bowl, combine lime juice, oil, honey, garlic and soy sauce, reserving one ounce for basting during cooking. Pour the remaining marinade over shrimp skewers. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Place skewers on grill about 6 inches from coals or gas flame. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side until shrimp are opaque and pineapple begins to brown; baste with reserved marinade before turning. Serve with grilled vegetables.

Yield
4 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories: 340, Calories From Fat: 91, Total Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Trans Fatty Acid: 0, Cholesterol: 259mg, Total Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 35g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0.01g

Recipe courtsey of Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Posted on May 10, 2012 at 3:02 PM

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