Mojito Shrimp

Ingredients

1 pound shrimp, deveined and peeled. 21-30/lb size
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
Mint sprigs
MOJITO MARINADE: Combine next ingredients:
20 fresh mint leaves, chopped
cup sugar
1 thinly-sliced shallot
3 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest
1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt

Preparation

1
Prepare a gas or charcoal grill for high heat
2
Put shrimp in plastic bag and marinate 15-20 minutes
3
Thread shrimp on bamboo skewers, reserving marinade
4
Arrange shrimp on grill, baste with marinade
5
Close lid and cook for 1 to 2 minutes
6
Turn shrimp, baste again, cook for another 1 to 2 minutes
7
Transfer to a platter, drizzle with lime juice, garnish with mint

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Note: Don't marinate for more than the recommended time, or the rum and lime juice will "cook" the shrimp and ruin the texture.

Yield:

4.0 to 6 servings

Added:

Friday, December 18, 2009 - 12:22am

Creator:

Anonymous

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