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Weight Watchers Grilled Spicy Shrimp

Weight Watchers Grilled Spicy Shrimp Recipe


Weight Watchers Grilled Spicy Shrimp Recipe. Making a delicious seafood meal doesn’t have to be complicated and this shrimp dinner is the perfect example of that.

To make this dish you will need roasted red peppers, olive oil, sherry vinegar, minced garlic, kosher salt, smoked paprika, ground cumin, and fresh oregano.

This shrimp dish is highly versatile and can be paired with a variety of accompaniments. You can serve it with some grilled vegetables for a light, summer meal or alongside pasta for a more filling dinner option.

You can even top it off on a fresh salad, adding a protein-packed punch to your leafy greens.

And don’t worry if you’re not a seasoned cook. This recipe is beginner-friendly with its straightforward steps, and it’s perfect for impressing your friends and family at your next gathering.

Closeup of Weight Watchers Grilled Spicy Shrimp on a white plate.

Weight Watchers Points


1 Point (2022/2023 Plan)

MyWW Points: 1 Blue Plan and 2 Green Plan

1 WW Freestyle Points and 2 WW Smart Points 

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Weight Watchers Grilled Spicy Shrimp on a white plate.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use dried oregano instead of fresh?

Yes, you can substitute dried oregano, but fresh oregano will give the recipe a more robust flavor.

How can I store leftover shrimp?

Leftover shrimp can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat gently to avoid overcooking.

Can I use frozen shrimp for this recipe?

Yes just make sure to fully thaw the shrimp before marinating and grilling them.

What can I substitute for sherry vinegar?

If you don’t have sherry vinegar, you can use red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar as a substitute.

Is it possible to make this recipe spicier?

Yes, you can add a dash of cayenne pepper or red chili flakes to the marinade for an extra kick.




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Closeup of Weight Watchers Grilled Spicy Shrimp on a white plate.

Weight Watchers Grilled Spicy Shrimp

Nesting Lane
Weight Watchers Grilled Spicy Shrimp Recipe. This easy marinated shrimp is the perfect dinner or appetizer option for your next cookout.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Marinate 30 minutes
Total Time 56 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

For the Dressing

  • In a small food processor or blender, place the roasted red peppers, olive oil, sherry vinegar, minced garlic, kosher salt, ground black pepper, smoked paprika, ground cumin, and fresh oregano.
  • Blend these ingredients until they become a smooth mixture.
  • Set the blended mixture aside.

For the Shrimp

  • In a large bowl, combine the second portion of olive oil, lemon juice, granulated garlic, and a pinch of salt.
  • Add the peeled and deveined shrimp into the large bowl with the oil mixture.
  • Mix until the shrimp are fully coated with the oil mixture.
  • Allow the shrimp to marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • Coat a grill or grill pan with cooking spray.
  • Heat the grill or grill pan on high.
  • Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes on each side, until they become lightly charred and firm.
  • Drizzle the shrimp with the blended dressing set aside earlier, and then they are ready to serve.

Notes

Serving Size: 1/4 pound Shrimp & 2 tablespoons Dressing
1 Point (2022/2023 Plan)
MyWW Points: 1 Blue Plan and 2 Green Plan
2 WW Freestyle Points and 2 WW Smart Points 
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.

 

Nutrition

Calories: 135kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 23gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 183mgSodium: 666mgPotassium: 345mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 218IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 85mgIron: 1mg
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