Grilled Shrimp With Coriander Dipping Sauce Recipe

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Grilled Shrimp with Coriander Dipping Sauce

Sheila Jones

By
@Pita6

The original recipe came from Bayona Restaurant in New Orleans and was published in a recipe column in our newspaper. After reading it I decided that I would change it so it was fewer steps/less trouble. I've served this several times and it ALWAYS disappears!


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Serves:
a crowd-cut in 1/2 for a few
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

THE SHRIMP

4 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 1/2 tsp
ground coriander
1 tsp
sea salt
1/2 tsp
chili powder
1/2 tsp
ground red pepper
3 lb
large or medium shrimp, peeled and deveined-tail on, rinsed,drained & blotted

THE DIPPING SAUCE

2 large
shallots - finely chopped
1 c
white wine
1 tsp
orange zest
1/2 c
orange juice
4 Tbsp
red wine (or sherry wine) vinegar
1 tsp
ground coriander
10 Tbsp
butter-softened
4 Tbsp
cilantro-dried
1/2 tsp
sea salt
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freshly ground pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Combine "Shrimp" ingredients - olive oil, 1 1/2 tsp ground coriander, 1 tsp salt, chili powder, red pepper in a large zip lock bag. I use the 1/2 gallon "standing" Glad bag.

2Add shrimp to bag, mix well, and refrigerate.

3Have ready a large size grill pan designed to keep contents (like vegetables or small seafood)from falling into the grill.

4For the sauce, place chopped shallot, orange zest and juice, wine, vinegar, and coriander in a small saucepan, heat to a simmer over medium heat. Cook until liquid is reduced to about 6 tbs - about 30 - 40 minutes. It does not stick, but stir occasionally.

5Using a Whisk, whisk in softened butter by the spoonful until sauce is emulsified and creamy. This is like a beurre blanc sauce.

6Stir in cilantro and remaining salt and pepper. Keep warm

7Prepare grill for high heat. Place grill pan containing the loose shrimp over grill. Continue to turn the shrimp with grill spatula frequently until cooked through and then put on/in a serving dish

8Drizzle some of the sauce over the shrimp and put the remaining sauce in a matching dish for dipping. Put toothpicks or serving picks next to shrimp.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers