Grilled Shrimp

Mar 8, 2011


* 1 cup olive oil
* 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
* 1 lemon, juiced
* 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce
* 3 cloves garlic, minced
* 1 tablespoon tomato paste
* 2 teaspoons dried oregano
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
* 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails attached
* skewers


1. In a mixing bowl, mix together olive oil, parsley, lemon juice, hot sauce, garlic, tomato paste, oregano, salt, and black pepper. Reserve a small amount for basting later. Pour remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag with shrimp. Seal, and marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
2. Preheat grill for medium-low heat. Thread shrimp onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard marinade.
3. Lightly oil grill grate. Cook shrimp for 5 minutes per side, or until opaque, basting frequently with reserved marinade.


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