Grilled Shrimp With Polenta

Recipe by Millereg
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • ---To make the pesto---.
  • In a food processor, purée the basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts, salt and cheese until smooth.
  • With the motor running, add oil in a slow, steady stream.
  • Pour into a medium bowl, add the shrimp and marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • ---To make the polenta---.
  • In a large, heavy saucepan, stir the water, milk and cornmeal together.
  • Cook over low heat until thick, stirring constantly, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Stir in the butter and cheese.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • ---The Finale---.
  • Grill the shrimp over medium coals for 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
  • Divide the polenta among 4 large flat-rimmed soup dishes.
  • Place shrimp on top and sprinkle with balsamic vinegar and flavored oil.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and chives.
Advertisement