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Shrimp Skewers with Parsley Oil

Shrimp Skewers with Parsley Oil

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 116
Shrimp Skewers with Parsley Oil
  • Makes: 12 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 3 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 1


  • 1 bunch flat-leaf parsley, including leaves and stems
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • Pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 pinches salt plus more to taste
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed
  • Pinch cayenne pepper


  1. Put the parsley, garlic and black pepper in a blender; add 1/3 cup of the canola oil and 1 pinch of the salt and puree until completely smooth. Transfer parsley oil to a small bowl and reserve.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss together the shrimp, remaining canola oil and cayenne pepper and 1 pinch of the salt; store in the refrigerator until ready to cook.
  3. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat; add the shrimp and the canola oil mixture. Cook, tossing frequently, until shrimp is just pink, about 2 to 3 minutes. Season with salt. Skewer 2 to 3 shrimps onto each of 12 small skewers and drizzle with reserved parsley oil. Serve at room temperature with the remaining dressing.

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 12
PER SERVING: 116 cal., 9 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 1 g carb. 8 g pro.