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Garlic Skewered Shrimp

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Ingredients
  Garlic cloves 16 Large, 3 minced, 16 whole
  Shrimp 2 Pound (1 kilogram, large / jumbo size prawns)
  Olive oil 3 Fluid Ounce (1/3 cup / 80 milliliter)
  Tomato sauce/Pureed tomatoes 2 Fluid Ounce (1/4 cup / 60 milliliter)
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh basil/1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare a pan of boiled salted water and drop the whole garlic cloves into the hot water and blanch them for three minutes.
2. Peel the shrimps, de-vein and pat dry.
3. In another bowl, place the oil, tomato sauce, vinegar, basil, minced garlic, salt and cayenne pepper and mix well.
4. Add the shrimp to the bowl and mix well. Cover the bowl, and refrigerate for 30 minutes tossing once and twice.

MAKING
5. Prepare a fire in the grill and place an oiled baking tray in the oven 4-6 inches away from the heat.
6. Remove the shrimp from the marinade and thread it on the skewers alternately with the garlic. The shrimp should be bent so that the top of the shrimp is touching the tail when it is being skewered.
7. Reserve the marinade and brush it over the shrimp and grill it for 6-8 minutes till the shrimp is pink through.

SERVING
8. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Grilling
Ingredient: 
Mushroom
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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