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grilled herb shrimp July 28, 2006

Filed under: main dishes — girlymama @ 3:58 pm

this is so, so, so, so good. really. one of my favorite things to eat ever. and thats saying a lot!

Grilled Herb Shrimp
Serves 6
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium yellow onion, small-diced
¼ cup minced fresh parsley
¼ cup minced fresh basil
1 teaspoon dry mustard
2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons kosher salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
¼ cup good olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
2 pounds jumbo shrimp (16 to 20 per pound), peeled (tails left on) and deveined

1. Combine the garlic, onion, parsley, basil, mustards, salt, pepper, olive oil and lemon juice.  Add the shrimp and allow them to marinate for 1 hour at room temperature or cover and refrigerate for up to two days. 

2. Prepare grill and brush the grilling rack with oil to prevent the shrimp from sticking.  Skewer the shrimp and grill for 1 ½ minutes on each side.

recipe origin: adapted from Barefoot Contessa Parties!


One Response to “grilled herb shrimp”

  1. Bev Lowe Says:

    It is from Barefood Contessa.

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