Spicy Jalapeno Shrimp

Spicy Jalapeno Shrimp

We like to use Calivirgin Hot Virgin Jalapeno or Jalapeno Garlic Olive Oil

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Spicy Jalapeno Shrimp
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Servings
6
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 pounds Jumbo shrimp
  • 1 bunch cilantro rinsed, stemmed and coarsely chopped
  • 4 to 8 jalapeno peppers seeded and coarsely chopped (for hotter shrimp leave the seeds in)
  • 1 bunch scallions both white and green parts, trimmed and coarsely chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic 3 cloves coarsely chopped, 2 cloves minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup Calivirgin Jalapeno or Jalapeno Garlic olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 8 tbsp salted butter
  • lime wedges for serving
Servings
6
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 pounds Jumbo shrimp
  • 1 bunch cilantro rinsed, stemmed and coarsely chopped
  • 4 to 8 jalapeno peppers seeded and coarsely chopped (for hotter shrimp leave the seeds in)
  • 1 bunch scallions both white and green parts, trimmed and coarsely chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic 3 cloves coarsely chopped, 2 cloves minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup Calivirgin Jalapeno or Jalapeno Garlic olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 8 tbsp salted butter
  • lime wedges for serving
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Instructions
  1. Rinse the shrimp under cold running water and then drain and blot them dry with paper towels. Peel and devein the shrimp. Thread the shrimp onto 2 parallel skewers, using 2 skewers for each kebab. Arrange the kebabs in a nonreactive baking dish.
  2. Set aside 3 tablespoons of the cilantro for the garlic cilantro butter. Place the remaining cilantro, the jalapenos, scallions, chopped garlic, salt, black pepper, and cumin in a food processor and finely chop. With the machine running, add the olive oil and lime juice through the feed tube and puree to a bright green paste. Pour this marinade over the shrimp and let them marinate in the refrigerator, covered, for 30 minutes, turning the kebabs several times so they marinate evenly.
  3. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and the 3 tablespoons of reserved cilantro and cook until the garlic is fragrant and sizzling, but not browned, about 2 minutes. Keep the garlic cilantro butter warm until ready to use.
  4. Set up the grill for direct grilling and preheat to high.
  5. When ready to cook, brush and oil the grill grate. Drain the marinade from the shrimp kebabs and discard the marinade. Place the shrimp kebabs on the hot grate and grill until just cooked through, 1 to 3 minutes per side, basting with the garlic cilantro butter. When done, the shrimp will turn pinkish white and feel firm to the touch. Transfer the grilled shrimp to a platter or plates, pour any of the remaining butter sauce over them, and serve with the lime wedges.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Courtesy of Steve @ BBQ.net


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