Sunday, March 25, 2012

Marinated Grilled Shrimp

Marinated Grilled Shrimp

"A very simple and easy marinade your shrimp so yummy you will not even make cocktail sauce, let that scare you cayenne pepper, you have not tasted one. My 2 and 4 year olds love it and shrimp eat more than their parents! there is also a big hit with companies, and easy to prepare. I make this with frozen or fresh shrimp, and my indoor electric grill when the weather is not good for outdoor grilling. Try it with a salad, baked potato and garlic bread . you will not be disappointed! "

Prep Time: 15 Min
Cook Time: 6 Min
Ready In: 55 Min

3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup tomato sauce 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 pounds fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined skewers

In a large bowl, whisk together garlic, olive oil, tomato paste, red wine and vinegar. Season with basil, salt and cayenne pepper. Add shrimp to the bowl, stir, and, until evenly coated. Cover and in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to 1 hour, stirring once or twice. Preheat grill for medium heat. Thread shrimp on skewers stuck, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard marinade. Lightly oil the grill grate. Cook shrimp on preheated grill for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until opaque. footnotes

The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the ingredients for the marinade. Depending on marinating, ingredients, cooking methods, etc., the actual amount consumed will vary from the marinade.

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