Tangy Garlic Shrimp Skewers
The next time you feel like firing up the grill, try these tangy garlic shrimpskewers. They are full of flavor, and make for an easy dinner to timeperfectly when served with couscous or rice, and oven roasted vegetables.
5 Cloves Garlic, Minced
1/4 Cup Olive Oil
1/4 Cup Tomato Sauce (or 1/2 Cup Diced Tomatoes)
2 Tbs Red Wine Vinegar
3 -4 Tbs Chopped Fresh Basil
1/2 Tsp Salt
1/4 Tsp Cayenne Pepper
2 Lbs Fresh Shrimp, Peeled and Deveined
Skewers (If wood or bamboo, soak in water)
Mix garlic, olive oil, tomato sauce (or diced tomatoes), vinegar, basil,salt, and cayenne pepper in a blender or food processor.2.
Pulse until blended and pour into a large container with a tight fittinglid.3.
Add shrimp to the container, seal with the lid, and toss lightly to coat.Refrigerate for 30 minutes to an hour, tossing again halfway in to re-coat the shrimp.4.
Lightly oil the grate and preheat the grill for medium.5.
Thread shrimp on skewers like a horseshoe, with the skewer piercedthrough the head and the tail.6.
Brush the shrimp with marinade again before placing on the grill.7.
Grill each side 2 to 3 minutes, or until opaque, brushing the shrimponce more with marinade before flipping.