Grilled Shrimp with Olive Oil and Herb Sauce

By : | 0 Comments | On : August 21, 2012 | Category : Barbecue meals., Shrimps

grilled shrimp with olive oil and herb sauce

Ingredients :

  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped shallots
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp finely chopped rosemary leaves
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped basil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 lbs shrimp,shelled and deveined
  • buerre blanc

Directions :

  1. In a large bowl,combine the shallots,garlic,mustard,wine,lemon juice.oil,rosemary,parsley,basil,salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Add the shrimp and stir to blend.
  3. Refrigerate and let stand a minimum of 2 hours.
  4. When ready to cook,preheat a cleaned,well-scrubbed outdoor grill to high.
  5. Brush the grill lightly with oil.
  6. Arrange an equal number of the shrimp-perhaps 7 or 8-on 4 skewers.
  7. Arrange them so that they will lie flat and touching when placed on the grill.
  8. Place the skewered shrimp on the grill and cook 1½ to 2 minutes,or until the shrimp can be lifted from the grill without sticking.
  9. Turn the shrimp and cook them 1½-to 2 minutes,or until done.
  10. Remove grilled shrimp from the skewers and arrange them,edges slightly overlapping,on each of 4 plates.
  11. Serve grilled shrimp with lemon wedges or,if you wish,with beurre blanc,or white sauce,spooned over.
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