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Shrimp, Mangoes, and Papayas on Skewers
with Mango Salsa

No recipe image available.Your guests will love these tropical shrimp appetizer skewers served with a refreshing mango salsa.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
2 teaspoons honey
1/4 cup minced scallions
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1 teaspoon finely minced garlic
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
A few drops hot pepper sauce
2 pounds medium-size shrimp (about 36) peeled and deveined
1 recipe marinade
2 large mangoes
1 large papaya

Mango Salsa:
1 cup mango, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup plum tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cup red onion, chopped

Cooking Directions:

  1. Mix together the marinade ingredients. Place the shrimp in a shallow dish or plastic container, and pour the marinade over them. Cover and marinate for 1 to 2 hours in the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat the broiler.
  3. Transfer the shrimp to a broiling pan and broil for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, until just cooked. Set aside to cool.
  4. Thread 1 shrimp, 1 papaya slice and 1 mango slice onto each skewer, and continue threading, using 3 to 4 shrimp per skewer. Serve with Mango Salsa as a dipping sauce.
  5. For Mango Salsa: Stir together all the ingredients in a medium size bowl. Cover and chill until needed. Makes 1 1/2 cups.

Makes 18 appetizers.

Recipe copyright B. Smith, the host of B. Smith with Style, a nationally syndicated television series that currently airs in 90 percent of the U.S., and 22 countries.