Grilled Sweet-And-Spicy Shrimp With Mint Dipping Sauce

Grilled Sweet-And-Spicy Shrimp With Mint Dipping Sauce
Grilled Sweet-And-Spicy Shrimp With Mint Dipping Sauce

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

12

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

12

servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4

    cup golden brown sugar - (packed)

  • 3 1/2

    tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 2

    tablespoons vegetable oil plus

  • 1/2

    cup vegetable oil

  • 2

    teaspoons grated lemon peel

  • 2

    teaspoons cayenne pepper

  • 1/2

    teaspoon salt

  • 2

    pounds large uncooked shrimp peeled, deveined

  • 2

    cups fresh mint leaves - (packed)

  • Metal skewers

Directions

Mix brown sugar, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 2 tablespoons oil, lemon peel, cayenne pepper, and salt in medium bowl to blend. Add shrimp and stir to coat. Let marinate 30 minutes or up to 1 hour. Meanwhile, place mint, remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice, and remaining 1/2 cup oil in processor. Blend until mint is finely chopped and mixture is smooth, scraping down sides occasionally. Season mint dipping sauce with salt. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Thread shrimp onto skewers. Grill shrimp until just cooked through, about 2 minutes per side. Serve with mint dipping sauce. This recipe yields 12 first-course or 6 main-course servings.

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