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What is a good marinade for grilled shrimp

asked by JenFreshEats almost 4 years ago
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added almost 4 years ago

olive oil, minced garlic, finely chopped parsley, salt and pepper.

added almost 4 years ago

I like chimichurri! but go easy on the marinade time anything with acid left on the shrimp to long will make it into ceviche.




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added almost 4 years ago

My shrimp marinades are typically like StinaP's with olive oil and garlic. Sometimes chiles. Sometimes something Asian. But little or no acid, because lie Mlc1977 says, it will "cook" them. You can add lemon juice or another acid at the end. Also, I keep shrimp in the shell for grilling.

added almost 4 years ago

Check out Amanda's recipe for grilled shrimp a la Bittman. I made it this week, and added orange zest and juice instead of lime. It was great.

added over 3 years ago

I think the recipe that Bevi is citing is for roasted shrimp. For grilled shrimp I like to just sprinkle on a little salt and sugar. I'm marinade-free, myself.