Grill/Barbecue

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Skewers

June  6, 2011
Author Notes

It's sweet, it's spicy and it's absoloutely addictive! Pick one or two of these skewers up and you won't be sorry you did! —SouffleBombay

  • Serves 6
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds 21-25 count shrimp, cleaned with tails off (large or extra large)
  • 6 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 6 tablespoons molasses
  • 6 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon (or tablespoon) red pepper (depends of your heat preference)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients (except for shrimp) in a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  2. Split sauce into 2 bowls, one for brushing your cooking shrimp and one to use for a final brushing at serving.
  3. Skewer the shrimp, brush with some of the sauce, then grill over medium-high heat, keep basting the shrimp with the sauce until cooked. Depending on the size of shrimp you use about 2-3 minutes per side. Watch for flare ups...the honey and molasses with excite your grill!!
  4. If you are big into dipping shrimp in sauce make extra sauce...increase recipe by 50% and dip away!

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