Marinated Shrimp Skewers

Grilled Mississippi Gulf Shrimp marinated in a tomato and red wine vinegar sauce seasoned with garlic, fresh basil and cayenne pepper.

 

TIME: 60 minutes

SERVES: 4

SEASON: spring, summer, fall, winter

METHOD: grill

 

INGREDIENTS:

• 16 oz Mississippi Gulf shrimp, peeled and deveined

• 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

• 3 Tbsp olive oil

• 1/4 cup tomato sauce

• 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar

• 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

• 1/2 tsp salt, to taste

• 8 each skewers, soaked for 30 minutes

 

DIRECTIONS: 

1. In a large bowl, stir together everything but the shrimp and the skewers and mix well. Add shrimp; toss to coat evenly.

2. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.

3. Prepare the grill.

4. Thread shrimp onto skewers.

5. Grill shrimp 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until just cooked through.

 

Serving Suggestion: Serve with rice and a green vegetable.

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