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Ginger Garlic Skewered Shrimp


I have had this recipe for a very long time. I first made this for my Dad and Barbara when we lived in our very first house in Justice, IL. It has a great flavor and is very delicious! Plus, it's super easy to fix.

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  • 4 scallions
  • 4 roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoons chopped, peeled ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 24 jumbo shrimp, shelled, deveined and tails left on


Servings 4


Step 1

Soak wood skewers in cold water for 30 minutes.

Mince scallions, keeping the white & green parts separate. In the bowl of a food processor, combine the scallion whites, tomatoes, lemon juice, ginger, garlic, sugar and salt. Processing until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the shrimp and let marinate for 20 minutes.

Thread the shrimp onto the skewers.

Heat the grill or broiler or grill pan and cook for a few minutes on each side until opaque. Do not overcook.

Sprinkle with the remaining green part of the onion as garnish and serve.


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