Shrimp in a Spicy, Ginger, Garlic Marinade
No one will Whine and all will skip the Cheese when you smell these cooking! Open a bottle of sweet plum wine sip and enjoy with these tasty spicy morsels for a nice start to any meal. 2 large shrimp will appease your appetite till your main meal is ready. Made for http://www.recipezaar.com/bb/viewtopic.zsp?t=332765&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0 ZWT 6 the Wild Card Challenge http://www.recipezaar.com/bb/viewtopic.zsp?t=330044 These are spicy you may enjoy white rice with it.
- Ready In:
- 1 lb extra large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1⁄4 teaspoon red chili pepper flakes
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
- 1 tablespoon sliced scallion
- 2 teaspoons minced ginger
- 1 lime, juice
- 1 tablespoon peanut oil
- 1⁄2 teaspoon hot sesame oil (if you like it hot) or 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 tablespoon fresh Thai basil or 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, minced
- 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce
- Combine all but the shrimp in a glass bowl with lid. Add shrimp toss to coat and marinade for 20 minutes.
- Remove shrimp from marinade and discard marinade.
- Heat grill to high. Place shrimp soaked wooden skewers or metal skewers on a clean well oil grates cooking to mark on all sides.
- I in a hot wok coated with oil for 3-4 minutes till pink. Do not over cook.
- Garnish with fresh herbs and scallions.
- Serve as an appetizer or over rice for a meal.
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My husband was "starving" so I looked on my phone for a quick recipe to satisfy this picky eater... I found this one and crossed my fingers. He says he doesn't like ginger, lime juice, sesame oil, or soy sauce, so I didn't tell him what was in the marinade LOL... I added some cayenne because I didn't have hot oil, and I added a splash of the beer he was drinkin. Quote: "And that is a recipe we ARE SAVING. One of the best shrimp meals I have ever had!" Thanks for proving him wrong again LOL!!!!