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20 minutes
2 servings
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dairy-free
gluten-free
kid friendly
has meat
has pasta
has seafood
(?)
Has seafood from:
prawn
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
prawn
vegetarian
(?)
Not vegetarian due to:
prawn
pescetarian
paleo
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Nutrition to Note
This recipe has Fat (total lipid) as 68.9% and Protein as 53.6% (as a percentage of RDA).
 
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Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 0.0% of RDA
• Calories: 31.8% of RDA
• Carbs: 1.3% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 68.9% of RDA
• Fiber: 2.6% of RDA
• Fructose: 0.0% of RDA
• Protein: 53.6% of RDA
• Sodium: 26.4% of RDA
• Sugar: 1.8% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 12.0% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 2.8% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 21.9% of RDA
• Iron: 0.0% of RDA
• Magnesium: 30.8% of RDA
• Manganese: 3.2% of RDA
• Niacin: 0.5% of RDA
• Potassium: 24.1% of RDA
• Zinc: 27.2% of RDA
If any nutritional component is greater than 50% of RDA (or any vitamin/mineral is greater than 400% of RDA), the recipe gets a “Nutrition to Note” rating.
 
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INGREDIENTS
Amount
Measure
Ingredient
 
6
tbsp
divided, plus more for cooking.
 
2
cloves
minced.
 
2
tbsp
finely chopped.
 
1
tsp
 
12
whole
head-on, tail-on prawns or jumbo shrimp.
 
 
 
to taste.
 
 
 
to taste.
 
1
whole
cut into wedges, for serving.
 
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Prepare grill for medium-high heat and oil grate.
2.
Combine garlic, parsley, red pepper flakes, and 4 tablespoons of oil in a medium bowl.
3.
Working one at a time, use kitchen shears to cut along the back of each prawn just deep enough into flesh to expose vein; remove vein and rinse under cold water.
4.
Toss prawns with olive oil in another medium bowl.
5.
Season with salt and pepper.
6.
Grill prawns, turning occasionally, until shells are bright red and meat is cooked through (it will look slightly opaque), about 5 minutes.
7.
Transfer prawns or shrimp to bowl adding garlic-parsley mixture and toss to coat.
8.
Season with salt and pepper (if desired for more taste).
9.
Serve with lemon wedges.
   
 
NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 636
Protein 60.3 g
Carbohydrates 3.53 g
Iron 0 mg
Fiber 0.74 g
Calcium 0 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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