Thursday, October 8, 2009

Two Shrimp Recipes

If I knew how easy it was to cook shrimp (especially with frozen, pre-cleaned shrimp!) I would have started years ago.

Chipotle Lime Shrimp

Chipotle Lime Shrimp
serves 4

1 chipotle chili in adobo (chopped)
2 teaspoons adobo sauce
1 teaspoon cumin (toasted and ground)
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 lime (juice and zest)
2 tablespoons cilantro (chopped)
1 pound shrimp (peeled and deveined)

  1. Mix the chipotle, adobo sauce, cumin, brown sugar, lime zest, lime juice and cilantro in a bowl and and let marinate for 20 minutes.
  2. Skewer the shrimp.
  3. Oil up the grill and grill the shrimp until cooked, about 2-3 minutes per side.

Orange Chipotle Marinated Shrimp

Orange Chipotle Shrimp
serves 4


1 pound shrimp (peeled and de-veined)
1 orange juice and zest
1 tablespoon chipotles chilies in abode sauce (chopped)
1 tablespoon oil
3 tablespoons cilantro (chopped)
salt and pepper to taste

  1. Marinate the shrimp in the orange juice and zest, chipotles, oil and cilantro for 15+ minutes.
  2. Remove the shrimp from the marinade and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Skewer the shrimp and grill or fry in a pan for 1-3 minutes per side.

Recipes and photos thanks to Closet Cooking

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