Barbeque shrimp marinated in lemon and ginger with a hint of sesame.
INGREDIENTS (for 9 servings):
- 3 pounds jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled
- 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger root
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro leaves
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
In a blender or food processor, process the olive oil, sesame oil, lemon juice, onion, garlic, ginger, cilantro, paprika, salt, and pepper until smooth. Reserve a small amount for basting. Pour the remaining mixture into a dish, add shrimp, and stir to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Preheat grill for medium heat. Thread shrimp onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard marinade.
Lightly oil grill grate. Grill shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque. Baste with reserved sauce while cooking.
The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.