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    Shrimp in a Tandoori Marinade

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    6 hrs 39 mins

    6 hrs 30 mins

    9 mins

    Lennie's Note:

    Shrimp can be cooked in many ways. Here's an Indian grilled version, done with tandoori flavourings. Ideal as a main course or as part of an appetizer extravaganza. Prep time includes marinating time.

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    • 4 lbs shrimp, shelled and deveined



    1. 1
      Thread shrimp on 8 10-inch skewers (if using wooden, they might not be as long so you may have to make more; soak wooden skewers in cold water for 30 minutes before threading shrimp onto them) and lay on a jelly roll sheet or any pan that will hold them in one layer.
    2. 2
      Marinate shrimp: In a small bowl, mix all ingredients well and spoon over skewered shrimp, cover completely.
    3. 3
      Slip into a plastic bag and refrigerate for at least 6 hours.
    4. 4
      Grill shrimp: Grill skewered shrimp over ashed coals for 3-4 minutes; turn and continue cooking 3 minutes more until done.
    5. 5
      Serve immediately with lemon wedges.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 08, 2002


      I LOVE this marinade..I eat A LOT of shrimp and I am always looking for a new marinade.UNTIL NOW I have not been able to find one that was SPICY enough for my tastes.I LOVE this recipe though.I did not have the yogurt , but it was AWESOME anyway!

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    • on September 26, 2007


      Easy to put together. I like this recipe because the flavor is different from your typical BBQ shrimp. It is nice to give the crowds something new. We made this a second time and brushed the shrimp during grilling. I got twice as many compliments after cooking them this way :)

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    Nutritional Facts for Shrimp in a Tandoori Marinade

    Serving Size: 1 (303 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 289.5
    Calories from Fat 55
    Total Fat 6.2 g
    Saturated Fat 2.0 g
    Cholesterol 353.5 mg
    Sodium 511.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 7.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    Sugars 3.2 g
    Protein 48.6 g

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