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Skewered Shrimp Recipe

Joan Morris combines four ingredients to create a ginger mixture that's used as both a marinade and a sauce for these barbecued shrimp. "Serve them with toothpicks as an appetizer or stir the shrimp into pasta for an entree," suggests the Lillian, Alabama cook.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the soy sauce, lemon juice, chili sauce and ginger; mix well. Pour half into a large resealable plastic bag; add the shrimp. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 2 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade from shrimp. Thread onto metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once. Serve with reserved marinade. Yield: 4 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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