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Pineapple Shrimp Skewers with Honey Marinade

Updated February 23, 2016
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Serves4

Cooking Methodgrilling

CostModerate

Moderate

Total Timea day or more

Kid FriendlyYes

OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Cocktail Party, Family Get-together, game day

Recipe Courseappetizer, hors d'oeuvre

Dietary Considerationegg-free, lactose-free, low carb, tree nut free

Equipmentgriddle

Mealdinner, lunch

Taste and Texturefruity, garlicky, hot & spicy, savory, smoky, sweet, tangy, tart

Type of Dishskewer

Ingredients

  • 24 large shrimp, tails on
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions (white and pale green part only)
  • 1 teaspoon minced or pressed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese plum sauce
  • 1 fresh pineapple for garnish
  • 8 (6-inch) bamboo skewers, soaked in water
  • Vegetable peeler (to peel ginger)

Instructions

Rinse, peel and devein shrimp, keeping tail intact. Mix marinade ingredients, excluding the pineapple. Add the shrimp and toss to coat. Let them sit overnight in the refrigerator to marinate. Prepare grill. Core pineapple and cut pineapple into chunks to use on skewers. Alternate the marinated shrimp and pineapple on skewers using 3 shrimp and 4 chunks of pineapple per skewer. Grill until shrimp turns pink, 2 to 5 minutes on each side.

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