Monday, November 8, 2010

Spicy Grilled Shrimp Kabobs


This recipe is based on Mark Bittman's "Famous Spicy Shrimp". It's quick and easy. Even better than quick and easy, it's delicious. I used prawns, not shrimp - which in Canada are the bigger version of little shrimps.

Ingredients
1 lb prawns
1 tbsp smoked paprika
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
3 cloves garlic, minced
salt
1/4 tsp cayenne

What to do
  • Using a mortar and pestle or a small food processor, make a paste of paprika, oil, cayenne, oil, lemon juice, and pinch of salt.
  • Rub the paste over the prawns.
  • Using wooden skewers that have been soaked for about 1/2 hour in water, spear 3-4 prawns per skewer.
  • Grill for 2 minutes per side over medium heat.
  • Enjoy!
Delicious with orzo risotto...recipe to come this week.

9 comments:

  1. These shrimp kebabs sound so easy to make, delicious, and healthy too!

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  2. Luv all the garlic and lemon used on these shrimp kabobs. Sounds delicious. Looking fwd to the orzo risotto too! :)

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  3. anything skewered gets my attention...why is that? :) Thanks for sharing..

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  4. Yum, I love shrimp and I love spicy. Congrats on top 9!

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  5. These look absolutely beautiful! I love shrimp, and the other ingredients look perfect. Congrats to you on a well deserved Top 9!

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  6. Love prawns.. love spices and love them grilled. YUM!

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  7. Love you site! I like how you have done your photos. Cheers, Tara

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