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Grilled Shrimp And Pineapple Skewers

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Two delicious ingredients shrimps and pineapple come together to make this Caribbean Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple truly divine. Enjoy your day outdoors with food that sets the food.
  Lime juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Achiote seed 2 Tablespoon (or equal parts turmeric and paprika)
  Allspice berries 2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Whole black peppercorns 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pineapple 1 , peeled, cored, and chopped into 1/2 in thick slices
  Onions 2 , cut into 1/2 in. wedges
  Shrimp 1 Pound, deveined
  Oregano sprigs 3 Gram (3 sprigs)

1. Soak the skewers in water for 30 minutes.
2. Preheat the charcoal grill to medium heat.
3. In a blending jar add in the lime juice, garlic, achiote seeds, allspice berries, oregano, salt and peppercorns. Blend all the ingredients until smooth.
4. Gradually add in the olive oil to the mixture as the blender is running to create an emulsion.
5. Assemble the skewers with 3 shrimp, 3 pineapple wedges, and 2 onion pieces and transfer to a shallow pan.
6. Add in the sprigs of fresh oregano to the pan of skewers once they are finished being assembled.
7. Pour in the dressing over the skewers evenly and marinate for 1-3 hours.

8. Place the skewers on the grill and cook for 3-4 minutes a side.

9. Serve Grilled shrimp and pineapple skewers with lemon wedges.

Things You Will Need
Bamboo Skewers

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
This recipe of Caribbean-style grilled shrimp and pineapple is an absolute treat for a mild summer evening. Plan ahead to call up your friends and enjoy a weekend afternoon with these delicious snacks. But before that, watch the video to learn the tricks of grilling in Caribbean-style.

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