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Jul 21, 2009

Recipe: Shrimp skewers with herb sauce

By: Swissmar

Recipe: Shrimp skewers with herb sauce Author: Style At Home

Recipes
Jul 21, 2009

Recipe: Shrimp skewers with herb sauce

By: Swissmar

Ingredients
32 frozen jumbo shrimp, raw and peeled
2 limes
4 tbsp soy sauce
7 tbsp oil
1 clove garlic
Cayenne pepper
1 bunch fresh chives
1 bunch fresh Italian parsley
1⁄2 bunch lemon balm
Salt and freshly ground pepper
16 wooden skewers

Prep time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Cooking time: 8 minutes
Calories/serving: About 320

1 Thaw shrimp. Rinse limes under hot water. Grate zest from both limes.

2 Squeeze juice from limes. In bowl, combine 6 tbsp of the lime juice, the lime zest, soy sauce and 4 tbsp of the oil. Peel garlic, squeeze through press and add to lime mixture. Season with cayenne.

3 Pat shrimp dry. Slit open backs with small knife and remove black veins. Thread 4 shrimp each onto eight sets of 2 parallel skewers (so shrimp won’t rotate when you turn skewers). Place skewers in shallow dish and pour marinade over top. Marinate for 1 hour, turning occasionally.

4 Rinse chives, parsley and lemon balm and shake dry. Finely chop chives, parsley and lemon balm. Combine 2 tbsp lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Stir in remaining 3 tbsp oil and fold in herbs.

5 Scrape as much marinade off skewers as possible and cook on preheated grill for 6 to 8 minutes, turning once. Serve skewers with herb sauce.

Makes 4 servings
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