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Pineapple Shrimp Skewers with Honey Marinade Recipe

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Course: Appetizer, Hors D'oeuvre
Total Time: A Day Or More
Skill Level: Moderate
Cost: Moderate
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Pineapple Shrimp Skewers with Honey Marinade

Photo by: Joseph De Leo

Yield: Serves 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 24 large shrimp, tails on

Marinade:

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions (white and pale green part only)
  • 1 teaspoon minced or pressed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese plum sauce
  • 1 fresh pineapple for garnish

Tools:

  • 8 (6-inch) bamboo skewers, soaked in water
  • Vegetable peeler (to peel ginger)

Directions

Rinse, peel and devein shrimp, keeping tail intact. Mix marinade ingredients, excluding the pineapple. Add the shrimp and toss to coat. Let them sit overnight in the refrigerator to marinate. Prepare grill. Core pineapple and cut pineapple into chunks to use on skewers. Alternate the marinated shrimp and pineapple on skewers using 3 shrimp and 4 chunks of pineapple per skewer. Grill until shrimp turns pink, 2 to 5 minutes on each side.


© 2007 Collector's Press, Inc.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

189kcal (9%)
53mg (5%)
109mg (182%)
32mcg RAE (1%)
335mg
43mg
10g
26g
3g
34g
64mg (21%)
69mg (3%)
0g (2%)
2g (3%)
2mg (10%)
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