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Mint Flavored Shrimp

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Ingredients
  Salad oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Finely chopped mint/1 tablespoon dry mint, crumbled 1 Tablespoon (Fresh)
  White wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Dry basil 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced / pressed
  Raw shrimp 2 Pound, shelled and deveined (Medium Size, About 32 Per Pound)
Directions

In a large bowl, stir together oil, mint, vinegar, chili powder, basil, salt, pepper, and garlic.
Add shrimp and stir to coat.
Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours.
If using bamboo skewers, soak about 24 skewers in hot water to cover for 30 minutes.
Lift shrimp from marinade and drain briefly (reserve marinade).
Thread about 5 shrimp on a pair of bamboo or metal skewers, aligning skewers parallel so shrimp lie flat.
Repeat with remaining shrimp.
Place shrimp on a well-greased grill 4 to 6 inches above a solid bed of hot coals.
Cook, basting with marinade and turning once, until shrimp turn pink

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Grilling

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