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Shrimp on the Grill Recipe

Shrimp on the Grill Recipe

This is my favorite recipe for grilled shrimp. The mild flavor of the marinade works equally well with cod or haddock.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 30 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 large green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium yellow squash, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 6 green onions, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons snipped fresh dill
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • 1. In a blender, combine the first seven ingredients; cover and process for 1-2 minutes.
  • 2. On 12 metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread shrimp and vegetables, leaving a small space between pieces. Place in a shallow glass container. Pour oil mixture over kabobs; cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
  • 3. Drain and discard marinade. Grill kabobs, uncovered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink and vegetables are tender. Combine butter and dill; baste over skewers. Serve with rice. Yield: 6 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.