Grilled Chipotle Shrimp (Camarones Asados al Pincho)

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Juliann Esquivel

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@Juliann

If you like shrimp this is the dish for you. Spicy and so Good.
The shrimp come out juicy and so flavorful. This is a fast and easy grilled dish. when I am unable to use the grill I put shrimp under the broiler about 2 minutes on each side and I am done. I add a Fruity tamarind, mango & pinapple salsa with a rice dish, accompanied with sweet fried plantains on the side. You can bet it's over the top. Enjoy

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
3 or 6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • 30 large
    jumbo shrimp, shelled and devined
  • 2 tsp
    chipotle powder seasoning
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    cumin powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt and black pepper
  • ·
    ~~~~chipotle sauce~~~~
  • 4 clove
    garlic
  • 2 large
    jalapenos seeded and devined, chopped into chunks
  • 1 medium
    seet vidalia onion cut into fourths
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh lime juice
  • 1 large
    serranos cut into chunks
  • 1/2 c
    cilantro chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    honey
  • 3 large
    chipotles from the can with about all the juice from the can
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumino
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt & pepper

How to Make Grilled Chipotle Shrimp (Camarones Asados al Pincho)

Step-by-Step

  1. First season your cleaned shrimp on both sides with garlic powder ,chipotle powder or chipotle seasoning, salt, pepper, and cumin and set aside.
  2. In a large pyrex measuring cup I have a really big one; or a big deep ceramic dish put in quarted onions, cut peppers, two garlic cloves, save the other two. and pour about 1 cup water over everything. Nuke in the microwave for five minutes. Next take out drain water and pour the veggies in a blender, with the lime juice, honey, cilatro, olive oil, 2 remaining cloves garlic, chipotles and their juice from the can, cumino, salt and pepper, process until smooth; about 1 minute.
  3. Now take some wooden skewers and put five shrimp on each one. Stick skewer through the tail and across to the top off the shrimp. Do six wooden skewers with five to a skewer. (I hope I am spelling skewer right) With a pastry brush, brush each shrimp real well with the chipotle sauce front and back. if grilling outside lay each skewer on the grill and grill about 2 minutes on each side. If you are broiling lay across a large cookie sheet and set under the broiler for two minutes; take out turn over and do the other side two more minutes. Serve on top of your favorite rice along with fried sweet plantains and a fruity tamarind, mango and pinapple salsa. Such as I have in the picture above. Enjoy

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About Grilled Chipotle Shrimp (Camarones Asados al Pincho)

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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