Oriental Shrimp

These delectable shrimp take less than 15 minutes to make. Serve them on simple wooden skewers.

Number of servings : 12 servings

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses

Special diet :


2 bottles (12 ounces each) beer, preferably lager

2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced

2 tablespoons soy sauce

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice

4 teaspoons grated fresh peeled ginger

1 teaspoon granulated sugar

1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro (coriander)


Step 1:

In medium saucepan over high heat, bring beer to a boil. Add shrimp; bring to a second boil. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 2 minutes, or until shrimp turn opaque and curl. Drain and set aside. (Shrimp can be cooked 1 day ahead if drained, covered, and refrigerated.)


Step 2:

In small saucepan over medium-high heat, heat olive oil and cook jalapeños, soy sauce, lime juice, and ginger 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in sugar; cool. (Sauce can be made up to 1 day ahead if covered and refrigerated.) Add sauce and cilantro to shrimp and toss to coat shrimp. To serve, thread shrimp on 6-inch wooden skewers (2 per skewer) or serve with toothpicks. Serve cold.

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