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This recipe for GRILLED SHRIMP ON A STICK, by , is from Mary Jo's Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Jo Creevy
Added: Wednesday, November 5, 2008


1 (10 oz.) can pineapple chunks in syrup
c. soy sauce
c. sugar
c. vegetable oil
3 medium garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp. grated fresh ginger, or to taste
1 tsp. pepper
2 T. sesame seeds, toasted
4 green onions, chopped (green part only)
pound jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined, leave tails on

Drain pineapple chunks, reserving syrup. Combine soy, sugar, oil, garlic, ginger, pepper, sesame seeds, onions and reserved pineapple syrup in a gallon size zip top plastic freezer bag. Seal bag tightly and shake to blend thoroughly. Transfer 1 c. of the marinate in a bowl.

Add shrimp to bag. Seal tightly and shake to coat thoroughly. Refrigerate 2-3 hours but no longer than 4 hours.

Preheat grill to high. Thread skewers alternating shrimp and pineapple. Place on the grill rack 4 to 5 from heat source. Grill until shrimp is opaque in the center, about 3 minutes on each side, basting with the reserved marinate. Serves 2.




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