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  • Lemon Ginger Shrimp

  • Barbequed shrimp marinated in lemon and ginger with a hint of sesame.

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  • Barbequed shrimp marinated in lemon and ginger with a hint of sesame.
    INGREDIENTS
    3 pounds jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
    1/2 cup olive oil
    2 teaspoons sesame oil
    1/4 cup lemon juice
    1 onion, chopped
    2 cloves garlic, peeled
    2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger root
    2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro leaves
    1 teaspoon paprika
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    skewers
    In a blender or food processor, process the olive oil, sesame oil, lemon juice, onion, garlic, ginger, cilantro, paprika, salt, and pepper until smooth. Reserve a small amount for basting. Pour the remaining mixture into a dish, add shrimp, and stir to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for 2 hours.
    Preheat grill for medium heat. Thread shrimp onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard marinade.
    Lightly oil grill grate. Grill shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque. Baste with reserved sauce while cooking.
    — www.allrecipes.com
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