Grilled Shrimp With Lime-Cilantro Marinade

Recipe by JoJoStar
READY IN: 8hrs 8mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a blender or food processor place the cilantro leaves and stems, scallions, chilies, garlic, lime juice, cumin, and turmeric.
  • Puree, adding a little water if necessary to achieve the desired consistency.
  • Peel the shrimp, leaving the tail intact.
  • Devein them, place them in a bowl, and toss with the cilantro puree.
  • Marinate for 8-12 hours.
  • Prepare a moderately hot charcoal fire.
  • When ready to cook, scoop up the shrimp so that more of the marinade remains on one side of each one.
  • Place the shrimp marinade-side up pon the grill.
  • Cook until almost done, about 2 minutes.
  • Turn shrimp over and cook quickly on marinade side, about 1 minute.
  • Remove shrimp from grill.
  • Divide shrimp among serving plates.
  • Pass garnishes at table.
  • Each guest should sprinkle the shrimp with coarse salt, pepper, chili powder, a squeeze of lime juice, and a few cilantro leaves.
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