Grilled Herbed Shrimp
Serve with grilled vegetables.

Servings: 4

• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 2 teaspoons dried oregano, crumbled
• 1 small red onion
• 24 peeled and deveined large shrimp (about 1 pound)

Equipment: 4 long metal skewers

PreparationPrepare grill for direct-heat cooking over medium-hot charcoal (medium-high heat for gas)

Stir together oil, oregano, and 3/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper in a bowl.

Cut onion lengthwise into 3/4-inch wedges and separate layers. Toss shrimp and onion with oil mixture, then thread 6 shrimp onto each skewer, alternating with single layers of onion.

Grill shrimp, covered only if using a gas grill, turning once, until just cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes total.

Cooks' note: Shrimp can be cooked in a hot lightly oiled large (2-burner) ridged grill pan, about 6 minutes.

Per Serving: 197 Calories; 9g Fat (41.1% calories from fat); 1g Saturated Fat; 24g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 173mg Cholesterol; 169mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat.

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