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Spicy Tomatillo Shrimp

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Category: Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Tomatillos
  • 2 tb Minced onion
  • 1 Garlic clove; minced
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1/4 c Lime juice, fresh preferred
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tb Chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 lb Shrimp;shelled,tails left on
  • 6 Jalapenos;in strips


Place the tomatillos on a hot skillet and roast for a couple of minutes or
until blackened on all sides. Saute the onion and garlic in the oil until
soft. Place the tomatillos, onion mixture, lime juice, and black pepper in
a blender and puree until smooth. Stir in the cilantro. Marinate the shrimp
in the mixture for an hour. Remove and thread on skewers along with the
chile strips. Grill until just done (a few minutes on each side) and serve
with the sauce on the side.

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