Shrimp, Prawns, and Shellfish

 Prawns, shrimp, scallops, and small pieces of fish work nicely on kabobs, which can be marinated–or not–and cooked directly on the grill. Be sure to keep a close tabs on the process–seafood tends to require less cooking time than meat.

Prep Time: 30 Min…….Cook Time: 10 Min……….Ready In:  2 Hrs 40 Min

Servings  6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails attached
  • skewers

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together olive oil, parsley, lemon juice, hot sauce, garlic, tomato paste, oregano, salt, and black pepper. Reserve a small amount for basting later. Pour remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag with shrimp. Seal, and marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat grill for medium-low heat. Thread shrimp onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard marinade.
  3. Lightly oil grill grate. Cook shrimp for 5 minutes per side, or until opaque, basting frequently with reserved marinade.
 FOOTNOTE
  • Pre soak skewers in water for 30 mins prior to using…
    Also try marinading the Shrimp in  White Wine (Chardonnay)
    Keep a water spray bottle near by when Grilling to help keep your fire at bay if using Charcoal and to moisturize the meat…Blue
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