Not to late to Grill in the Garden

I'm sharing a yummy shrimp dish for the grill today. Compliments of my friend Cindy at the SLC Airport Hilton

Basil Shrimp
Ingredients:
2 ½ Tablespoon Olive Oil
¼ Cup Butter Melted
1 ½ Lemons (Juiced)
3 Tablespoons Dijon Mustard
½ Cup Minced Fresh Basil Leaves
1 Clove Garlic, Minced
Salt to Taste
White Pepper
3 Pounds Fresh Shrimp Peeled and Deveined
Skewers

Directions:
1.    In a Shallow, non-porous dish or bowl, mix together olive oil and melted butter. Stir in lemon juice, mustard, basil and garlic, and season with salt and white pepper. Add shrimp, and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
2.    Preheat grill to high heat. Remove shrimp from marinade and thread onto skewers. Discard marinade.
3.    Lightly oil grill grate, and arrange skewers on pre-heated grill. Cook for 4 minutes, turning once, or until opaque
Serves 9
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

Enjoy, this with a Old Vine Zinfandel

Comments

Lindsay said…
Three pounds of shrimp-that's my serving so what is everyone else going to have.
Mary Martinez said…
Sometimes you just have to share!
Lindsay said…
Sorry, not when it comes to shrimp or lobsters
Mary Martinez said…
I'd love to find a great lobster recipe. Have any?
Lindsay said…
Yes. Take one live lobster per person, unless that person is me then make it three for me. A large pot of boiling water. Gently put them in the boiling water. Use earplugs if you font wantvto hear them scream. Cook for 20-25 minutes.
Serve with melted butter for dipping, garden green salad and a good beer. Wine doesn't work
Mary Martinez said…
A Sparkling wine would go great. I cannot officially meet dinner before I cook it. Sorry!
Lindsay said…
As long as the wine is light. Don't forget lobster is very rich. And you don't have to be formally introduced. They much prefer casual relaxed introductions.
Mary Martinez said…
Anything that screams while you cook it would make me loose my appetite. I can't pick them out prior to ordering them in restaurants either. You know when they have a tank full of them. Nope!

As long as I can order and pretend they didn't take one out of the tank, I'm okay.

It's not officially murder.
Lindsay said…
What a wimp. Wait until you read in Target Identified the scene where I have Kebi trying to herd them when the lobsters fall out of the bag. Too funny.
Anyway I found a really great sounding/tasting recipe from Allrecipe. Lobster Salad with Red Devil Dressing. Here's the link- http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Lobster-Salad-with-Red-Devil-Dressing/Detail.aspx
I think I might try making the salad this weekend.

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