Pinchos De Gambas

Lynnda Cloutier

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Smoked paprika can be found in specialty food and spice stores as well as online. It’s not your everyday variety, so no substitutions allowed. Enjoy these with a glass of Spanish red and plenty of friends.


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Ingredients

8 bamboo skewers
2 tbsp smoked paprika
2 tbsp sweet paprika
½ tbsp cumin
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp salt
½ tsp. pepper
2 tbsp fresh lime juice
½ cup plus 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided
1 lbs tiger shrimp, cleaned and peeled with tails intact

Directions Step-By-Step

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Soak skewers in water 30 minutes. Whisk smoked paprika, sweet paprika, cumin, garlic, salt, pepper, lime juice and 1/3 cup of the olive oil in medium bowl. Add shrimp and gently toss. Refrigerate 30 minutes to 1 hour. Heat grill or grill pan to medium high and brush with remaining 2 Tbsp. oil Thread 3 shrimp per skewer and grill 3 to 4 minutes on each side or just until shrimp has cooked through. Be careful not to overcook. Serve hot. Serves 4

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers