Saturday, December 17, 2011

Spicy Chipotle Grilled Shrimp Recipes Christmas

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Ingredients

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • wooden or metal skewers

first Directions

  1. Mix together the garlic, chipotle peppers, lemon juice, olive oil, paprika, cilantro, kosher salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes, and cayenne pepper in a bowl. Stir in the shrimp, and mix well to thoroughly coat. Marinate for 30 minutes in refrigerator.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat, and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Remove the shrimp from the marinade, and discard excess marinade. Thread about 5 shrimp per skewer, and grill on the preheated grill until the shrimp turn pink and opaque in the center, about 2 minutes per side.