Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Barbecued Garlic Shrimp

I am so happy that Mr. T cooks!  I have been sick for the last week and it was so nice to not have to worry about dinnertime....and be able to sit down to a nicely prepared and tasty meal.  Thank you, Babe!  It was delicious!


Barbecued Garlic Shrimp
adapted from Great Meals on the Grill

Yield:  2 - 3 Servings

1 pound shrimp, shelled and cleaned
1/2 cup olive oil
1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 1/2 tsp tomato paste
1 1/2 tsp oregano
1 Tablespoon minced garlic
1 1/2 Tablespoons finely chopped parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
A twist or two of fresh ground pepper
Lemon wedges

In a medium-size bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, tomato paste, oregano, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper.  Add the shrimp to the bowl and stir gently to coat with the marinade.  Cover and refrigerate for about two hours, stirring gently every 1/2 hour.  (We prefer to put everything in a ziplock bag.)

Prepare the grill.  Reserving the marinade, thread the shrimp onto bamboo skewers.  Grill the shrimp 4 to 5 inches from the hear for 3 minutes, then baste with some of the reserved marinade.  Grill for another 3 minutes or until cooked through but still moist.  The shrimp will be lightly colored and firm to the touch.  Be careful not to overcook.

Serve the barbecued shrimp on a preheated platter with lemon wedges.

PRINTABLE RECIPE


Thanks again for a great dinner....I will make you breakfast for dinner tonight, dear....  "smile"

5 comments:

  1. Mr. T really came through with this one. Having a man that can cook is a real blessing. Hope you both have a wonderful Thanksgiving and you feel better soon. Its' no fun being sick during a holiday.
    Sam

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  2. Sorry to hear you are ailing but looks like Terry is taking good care of his woman. The shrimp looks delicious as does the entire meal. Good job Terry. The majority of the shrimp eaten at our house involve skewers and the grill.

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  3. I too appreciate men who cook..and women who cook..It seems everyone I have met in the past few weeks has no desire to cook..
    Loks good..we love grilled shrimp.Hope you are feeling better soon!

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  4. I think it is wonderful that your husband has been cooking for you while you have not felt good. It looks like he prepared you a delicious meal. Feel better soon.

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  5. You are lucky to have a husband who cooks! The shrimp looks delicious. Sorry to read that you're not feeling well.

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