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Margarita Grilled Shrimp

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 whole fresh pineapple, peeled and cored
  • 24 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined

Instructions

  1. Prepare grill for direct cooking over medium coals. In small bowl, combine limeade concentrate, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, garlic pressed with Garlic Press and salt; set aside.
  2. Cut pineapple into 3/4 inch thick slices.
  3. Thread shrimp onto four, 12 inch skewers.
  4. Place pineapple slices on grid of grill; brush with a portion of the limeade mixture. Grill, covered, 6 minutes or until grill marks appear.
  5. Turn slices over; brush with limeade mixture. Grill 6 minutes; remove pineapple from grill.
  6. Place shrimp skewers on grid of grill; grill 3-4 minutes or until shrimp appear opaque, turning once and brushing occasionally with remaining limeade mixture.
  7. To serve, cut pineapple slices in half and place on Simple Additions Rectangle Platter. Top pineapple with skewers of shrimp.
  8. Serve immediately.

Yield: 4 servings

Cook's Tip: Wear plastic gloves when working with jalapeno peppers. The juice from the peppers can create a burning sensation on the skin.

Recipe credit: Pampered Chef

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