Shrimp Skewers With Ginger, Cilantro, and Lime Butter

Total Time
27mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 7 mins

This is a light summertime meal that we enjoy. Serve with a rice pilaf and a tossed salad and, of course, some chilled white wine!I've also grilled the shrimp outside, basting with the 4 tablespoons of melted butter mixture. Originally from the food section of our paper.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pick three cups of cilantro, reserve the rest for garnish.
  2. Combine butter, the 3 cups cilantro, ginger,lime zest and juice, salt and pepper in the bowl of a food processor; process until well blended.
  3. Melt 4 T. of the butter mixture in a large saute pan. over medium heat until bubbling.
  4. Add shrimp and cook until no longer opaque, 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. With a slotted spoon, remove shrimp from pan to a plate.
  6. Leave butter and juices in the pan with no heat.
  7. When shrimp are cool enough to handle, put 3 or 4 on each skewer.
  8. Place some cilantro and a few skewers on each serving plate.
  9. Carefully reheat the butter and juices in the pan and pour over the shrimp.

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