Grilled Scampi Skewers
Try these succulent jumbo shrimp on skewers for your next cookout.
2 pounds jumbo shrimp, peeled (tails on) and deveined
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons crushed garlic
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
12 (12-inch) bamboo skewers
- Combine shrimp in a large non-reactive bowl (glass, plastic or stainless) with olive oil, vinegar, garlic, parsley, paprika, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
- Preheat grill.
- Skewer shrimp, reserving marinade. Place on grill, baste with marinade, and cook for 3 minutes. Turn, baste once more and cook until no longer pink, about 3 more minutes. Serve immediately.
Makes 6 servings.