Desert Drowned Shrimp
medium or large shrimp, unshelled
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper
Lime and lemon wedges, for garnish
Place shrimp in a saucepan. Add lime and lemon juices, water and salt and bring
just to a boil.
Pour the mixture into a shallow dish, refrigerate and
marinate the shrimp in the liquid for 45 to 60 minutes.
Drain the shrimp and add the oil and pepper to them. The shrimp can be served
immediately or refrigerated for several more hours before serving.
Arrange the shrimp on a decorative platter, garnished with
lime and lemon. Because the shrimp are peeled at the table, supply plenty of
Makes 4 to 6 servings.
Approximate values per serving (based on 4 servings): 291 calories, 7 g fat, 345
mg cholesterol, 47 g protein, 9 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 871 mg sodium, 23
percent calories from fat