Grilled Shrimp with Citrus-Sambal-Oelek Dressing

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  • Servings: 8 first-course servings

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  • 1 tablespoon sambal oelek or other Asian chile sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped oregano
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 32 jumbo shrimp (about 4 pounds), shelled and deveined

How to make this recipe

  1. In a bowl, whisk the <em>sambal oelek</em> with the lemon juice, lime juice, orange juice and oregano. Whisk in the 1/2 cup of olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

  2. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. Brush the shrimp with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill the shrimp over moderate heat, turning once, until cooked through, about 8 minutes. Transfer the shrimp to plates and spoon the dressing on top. Serve.

Suggested Pairing

The strong flavors of this shrimp dish—as well as the wine poured with it, a vibrant Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc—are ideal for a bold-spirited Aries.

Contributed By Photo © John Kernick Published April 2010

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