Snow Pea Shrimp with Lemon Aioli

Author: Canadian Living

Snow peas add a fresh crunch to every bite of tender shrimp, made even more delicious with the aioli.

  • Portion size 20 servings
  • Credits : Holiday Best 2005

Ingredients

  • 20 raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • half lemon
  • 20 snow peas trimmed
Lemon Aioli:
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • pinch each salt and pepper

Method

Fill large saucepan with enough water to come 1 inch (2.5 cm) up side; cover and
bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Arrange shrimp in single layer in steamer basket. Cut lemon into quarters; squeeze over shrimp then nestle in basket. Cover
and steam until shrimp are pink, about 6 minutes. Transfer to plate; let cool. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Meanwhile, in saucepan of boiling salted water, blanch snow peas for 1 minute; drain and chill in cold water. Drain and pat dry.

Wrap 1 snow pea around each shrimp; skewer with toothpick. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours.)

Lemon Aioli:
In small bowl, combine mayonnaise, garlic, lemon rind and juice, salt and pepper. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.) Serve with shrimp for dipping.

Nutritional facts PER PIECE: about

  • Sodium 63 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 39.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 21 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 2 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 15.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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