Mexican-Grilled Shrimp With Smoky Sweet Sauce

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

Recipe is from Southern Living magazine. Sounds so delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel shrimp, leaving tails on; devein, if desired. Thread 4 shrimp onto each skewer; set aside.
  2. Cook brown sugar in a small heavy saucepan over low heat until melted. Add garlic and next 6 ingredients. Cook 5 minutes or until tamarind paste melts. Remove from heat.
  3. Brush shrimp with olive oil. Grill, without grill lid, over medium-high heat for 4-6 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once and basting with tamarind glaze. Serve with Smoky Sweet sauce.
  4. To prepare Smoky Sweet sauce: Process first 5 ingredients in a blender 1 minute. Pour mixture into a saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Add cream, and cook, whisking often, 6 minutes or until slightly thick. Remove from heat and whisk in butter until melted.