Herb Marinated Shrimp

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Angela Gray

By
@angiemath

Made these for my husbands Birthday and they were a big hit ! I have a huge herb garden and I love using fresh herbs in just about everything I cook. Hope you enjoy these as much as my family does !

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Serves:
4
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/3 c
    basil, fresh
  • 2 Tbsp
    oregano, fresh
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 3
    garlic cloves, halved
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lb
    shrimp, large and peeled
  • ·
    cooking spray

How to Make Herb Marinated Shrimp

Step-by-Step

  1. Start by pre-soaking your wooden skewers. If using metal or broiling you can skip this obviously...
  2. Combine first five ingredients in food processor; pulse until mixture is coarsely chopped.
  3. Add olive oil and process until well blended.
  4. Combine herb mixture and shrimp in a large zip lock bag and toss to coat.
  5. Marinate shrimp in fridge for 30 minutes. Marinating any longer than 1 hr. can result in rubbery shrimp.
  6. Go and pre-heat your grill, use upper rack if you have one. If broiling go ahead and start pre-heating your oven.
  7. Remove shrimp from bag and thread onto skewers, you should have at least 6 shrimp to a skewer.
  8. Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill three minutes on each side or until done. Make sure and DO NOT over cook, or you will have dry, chewy shrimp.
  9. I like to serve these with flavored rice and a salad. Enjoy !

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