Lemon Ginger Shrimp
3lbs. jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 cup olive oil
2 tsps. sesame oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled
2 tbsp. grated fresh ginger root
2 tbsp. minced fresh cilantro leaves
1 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
In a blender or food processor, process the olive oil, lemon juice, onion, garlic, cilantro,
paprika, salt and pepper until smooth. Reserve a small amount for basting.
Pour the remaining mixture into a dish, add shrimp, and stir to coat. Cover, and
refrigerate for 2 hours.
Preheat grill for medium heat. Thread shrimp onto skewers, piercing once near the tail
and once near the head. Discard marinade.
Lightly oil grill grate. Grill shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque.
Baste with reserved sauce while cooking.