Grilled Shrimp Pili Pili

Recipe by PanNan
READY IN: 34mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    lbs large shrimp (raw)
  • 1
    teaspoon birds eye chile, minced (can use serrano, Thai, or other hot chile to your taste)
  • 4
    garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  • 2
    tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 23
    cup peanut oil
  • 1
    lemon, quartered, to be used for garnish
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DIRECTIONS

  • Shell, devein and wash shrimp, leaving tails intact. Dry thoroughly on paper towels.
  • In a small bowl, combine the chile, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste, and the peanut oil.
  • Place shrimp in a large bowl, and pour the oil mixture over the shrimp, coating the shrimp well. Cover bowl, and place in the refrigerator at least three hours, and stir occasionally.
  • Preheat the broiler (or grill). Remove the shrimp from the marinade and place in a single layer on a tray under the broiler, or in a grill basket for the grill. Cook about 2 minutes per side, until the shrimp are pink.
  • Serve with hot rice and garnish with a lemon quarter.
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