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Friday, September 30, 2011

Grilled Shrimp with Mango and Chiles

I know for most of you, summer may feel like something of a dream right now, but for us, we are still in full summer mode.  It's still in the 100's and it still feels like summer all around!  So, if you are in the same position I am and still need to get out and grill like it's summer, or if you are looking for one last fling before fall truly starts, this is a meal for you!  It's light, it's flavorful, and it just looks like summer on your plate!

Grilled Shrimp with Mango and Chiles
Adapted from Food and Wine
Printable Recipe 
Ingredients:
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 Tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 Serrano pepper, minced
1 Hatch chile, chopped
1 mango, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch dice
salt
pepper
48 large frozen shrimp, thawed, peeled and deveined
1 Tablespoon basil olive oil (you can use extra virgin olive oil)
wooden or metal skewers (if using wooden, soak in water for at least 30min)

Directions:
In a bowl, mix together 2 tablespoons olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, ginger, and the chiles.  Fold in the mango and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Preheat grill to 375 degrees.  Toss the shrimp with salt, pepper, and basil olive oil.  Thread shrimp onto the skewers and place directly on a greased grill grate.  Grill for 3 minutes per side or until the shrimp is cooked through.  Remove from grill and carefully remove from skewers.  Toss cooked shrimp into mango mixture and serve over rice.  Enjoy!

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17 comments:

SellWoWAccount said...

Sounds a good appetizer! Yumm!!!

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Yenta Mary said...

It's going up to 55 here today, and it's raining ... Fall is well-established. So to find something as bright, flavorful, and gorgeous as this shrimp dish??? What a fabulous start to my morning!

Andrea the Kitchen Witch said...

This is so bright and colorful - I can imagine how delicious it tasted too! Mango and shrimp are such a happy marriage, YUM!!

Jean | Delightful Repast said...

I can just picture enjoying that pretty dish on the patio on a brilliant Arizona autumn evening.

At Anna's kitchen table said...

That looks beautiful Jenn!

StephenC said...

What size were your shrimp, 21-25? 48 shrimp sounds like a lot. Did you have company? Can I have the leftovers?

StephenC said...

Oh, and by the way, the picture makes your dish look like a pro chef made it.

Mary said...

This looks divine! I'm pinning this to try soon though. I like the idea of mango, chile and shrimp. Thanks!

Michael Toa said...

The past couple of days, it's been surprisingly warm here. No actually a fan of the heat. But edible summer? that I can do :)
Beautiful dish Jenn. Have a great weekend.

Pam said...

Sweet and spicy - the perfect combination!

Big Dude said...

Sure is a colorful presentation - sounds delicious.

Angie's Recipes said...

Sweet, spicy, salty...that's a combination after my heart!

Pam said...

It's definitely not summer weather here but this dish sounds great to me any time! It sounds very good! Have a good weekend!

Chris said...

Hanging on to summer as long as you can, I don't blame you!

culinarycarnivore said...

You can't go wrong with mango and shrimp!

pharmacy said...

It's a brilliant recipe and it looks delicious too. I haven't taste the Grilled Shrimp but I will do my best to prepare it at home. Thanks for share it!

secure tabs said...

I didn't know that you can combine sea food with mango. It doesn't sound like a good mix but at least I hope that It can taste good.