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Grilled Baja Shrimp with Chili Lime Glaze

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Entree
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Tangy, sweet and full of tropical flavors, Grilled Baja Shrimp with Chili Lime is one of our go-to grilling recipes. It's what summer is all about.


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Ingredients

  • 8 large shrimp (we used size 8-10, shell on. Shell off works well too depending on your preference).
  • 1/4 C sweet chili sauce
  • 1 green onion, chopped (a little of white part and all of green end)
  • 2 tbsp butter (melted)
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 limes
  • 2 tbsp diced red onion
  • 1/4 C diced red pepper
  • 1 ear of corn
  • 1/4 C chopped fresh parsley
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, squeeze juice of 1 lime. Add garlic and salt and pepper.
  2. Place shrimp in bowl and toss to coat. Allow to sit for 5 minutes

To make the sauce:

  1. combine melted butter with green onion, sweet chili sauce, 1 tbsp of chopped parsley and salt and pepper.

To make the shrimp:

  1. Once the grill is hot, shuck the ear of corn and place it directly on the grill grate. Turn as corn starts to char.
  2. Grill shrimp for about 2-3 minutes on each side until done. glaze shrimp with chili sauce mixture and remove from grill.
  3. Remove corn and cut off cob using sharp knife. Place in medium bowl while warm and add diced peppers,onions, avocado, juice of lime and lemon.
  4. Toss together and then add remaining chopped parsley.
  5. Divide mixture and place on two plates using slotted spoon so all the juice stays in the bowl.
  6. Top each plate with 4 shrimp and drizzle with remaining chili sauce mixture.
  7. Salt and pepper to taste.

Keywords: shrimp, prawn, grilled, grilling, citrus, chili, glaze, light, healthy

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