Tasty Tuesday: Grilled Shrimp

I know it's Wednesday -- I've been technically challenged this week and couldn't get this to post! Oh, and I procrastinated a bit...

I've written about this place before:

I found a new spice mix there that I used to make these beauties:


It's the "Coastal Blend" and it is light and lemony and garlicky and all the good things that shrimp needs. And very, very easy.

I put about a dozen cleaned shrimp into a Ziploc bag and added about 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Mixed that around to coat the shrimp, then sprinkled in about 2 teaspoons of the spice. Tossed the shrimp in the bag and took a look -- they all had visible spices on them, so I decided that was enough. (Like how exact I am?) Then I added a couple of teaspoons of lime juice and let the shrimp sit until the grill was hot.

This time, I just put them in a grill basket. Sometimes I'll skewer them, but was too lazy to work that hard. About 7 minutes on the grill, tossing them around a bit, and they were done to perfection.

Of course there are all sorts of spice mixes that work with shrimp - this is just moving up my list of favorites. The process, though, would work for anything you're putting on them: garlic, cayenne, lemon pepper...Keep it simple and enjoy the summertime grilling!

Comments

  1. Yum! I think I might have to stop by there while we're visiting next week (that also means you should CALL ME and have lunch with me or something while we're in town)!

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  2. YES! We need to do that -- I will make sure you get all the best spices! [and Paleo-friendly - no sugar or MSG!] You've got my numbers - call when you get here.

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