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Spicy grilled shrimp Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mindy Antolak
Added: Thursday, August 24, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Juice and zest of 2 limes
3 hot chile peppers, seeded and sliced
2 stalks lemon grass, outer leaves removed, sliced
1 (2-inch) piece of ginger, grated (about 2 tablespoons)
2 cloves of garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons warm honey
6 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
1 pound jumbo shrimp (shelled and deveined)

Directions:
Directions:
Combine the lime juice, zest, chiles, lemongrass, ginger, garlic, honey, olive oil and cilantro in a bowl, mix well. Add the shrimp coating well. Refrigerate for at least 4 housrs. Thread on skewers. Grill over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes on each side, brush with marinade while cooking.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 to 3 servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I double this for dinner parties and serve with brown rice (adding some reserved marinade to the rice). This dish is loaded with aphrodisiacs; every time I make it someone falls in love and the conversations roll.

 

 

 

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