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Basil Shrimp Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Frances Barnett
Added: Friday, August 1, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 1/2 lemons, juiced
3 tablespoons brown mustard
1/2 cup minced fresh basil
3 cloves garlic, minced
salt to taste
white pepper
3 pounds fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
skewers

Directions:
Directions:
In a shallow bowl, mix together olive oil and melted butter. Stir in lemon juice, mustard, basil, and garlic. Season with salt and white pepper. Add shrimp, and toss to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for 1 hour. Preheat grill to high heat. Remove shrimp from marinade, and thread onto skewers. Discard marinade. Lightly oil grill grate, and arrange skewers on grill. Cook for 4 minutes, turning once, or until opaque.

 

 

 

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