bamboo skewers, soaked in water at least 30 minutes before
1/4 cup peanut oil
2 cups rice
4 cups water
1 cup tomato sauce
1 cup onion, diced
1 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
1/8 cup chives, chopped
1/8 cup carrot, chopped
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup honey
2 teaspoons Mrs. Dash
1 teaspoon Old
1 teaspoon Ancho chile powder
Pour boiling water into a bowl. Add kosher salt; stir until salt is almost dissolved.
Add iced water; stir until salt has completely dissolved.
Add shrimp; let stand
for 45 minutes.
Drain liquid; rinse, peel and devein shrimp. Place shrimp on a skewer.
Place bell pepper, white onion and pineapple onto the second skewer.
In a large stock pot, heat oil and rice; stir until rice turns golden brown,
about 10 minutes.
Add water, tomato sauce, onion, salt and granulated garlic. Stir
once, then cover and bring to a boil; cook 2 minutes. Stir once, then reduce heat
to simmer and cook until most of the liquid has been absorbed into the rice, about
Pour rice onto a baking pan; spread evenly. Stir rice every 5 minutes
until it has cooled completely, about 20 minutes.
Stir in chives, carrots and black
pepper. Store rice in the refrigerator.
Combine butter, honey, Mrs. Dash, Old Bay seasoning and Ancho chile powder.
mixture in the microwave for 1 minute; stir to combine.
Place vegetable skewer on the heated grill; baste with butter mixture. Turn and
baste vegetable skewer often until it caramelizes, about 10 minutes.
Place shrimp skewer on the grill. Baste shrimp with butter mixture. When shrimp
begins to turn pink, turn and baste again.
When shrimp are completely pink, remove
shrimp from the grill.
Place shrimp and vegetables over a bed of rice.
Serve with your favorite salsa, lime and radishes.