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Shrimp Skewers


Serves 6

Yields 12 skewers.

  • by from Fine Cooking
    Issue 86

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  • 36 shrimp (21 to 25 per lb.; about 1-1/2 lb. total), peeled (tail segment left on) and deveined
  • Twelve 8-inch bamboo skewers, soaked in water
  • 1 recipe Pimentón Vinaigrette 

Thread three shrimp onto each skewer. Lay the skewers in a large Pyrex baking dish (or other large nonreactive container) and pour the pimentón vinaigrette over the skewers, turning them to coat completely. Marinate for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

Heat a gas grill to medium high or prepare a medium-hot charcoal fire. Grill the skewers (covered on a gas grill, uncovered on a charcoal grill), flipping once, until the shrimp are just cooked through, about 4 minutes total.

Make Ahead Tips

The shrimp can be skewered up to 1 day ahead and marinated up to 4 hours ahead and refrigerated.

nutrition information (per serving):
Size : based on six servings, Calories (kcal): 170, Fat (kcal): 10, Fat Calories (g): 90, Saturated Fat (g): 1.5, Protein (g): 18, Monounsaturated Fat (g): 7, Carbohydrates (mg): 1, Polyunsaturated Fat (mg): 1.5, Sodium (g): 290, Cholesterol (g): 170, Fiber (g): 0,

Photo: Scott Phillips

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