Zesty Orange Glazed Shrimp Skewers



Zesty Orange Glazed Shrimp Skewers

If you’re looking to add a burst of citrusy flavor to your next seafood feast, these Zesty Orange Glazed Shrimp Skewers are the way to go. This recipe combines succulent shrimp, zesty orange glaze, and a touch of smoky char from the grill. It’s a tantalizing combination that’s perfect for a summer barbecue or a weeknight dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Zest and juice of 2 oranges
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. Begin by making the marinade. In a bowl, combine the orange zest, orange juice, minced garlic, honey, soy sauce, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  2. Thread the marinated shrimp onto the soaked wooden skewers.
  3. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat. Oil the grates to prevent sticking.
  4. Place the shrimp skewers on the grill and cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until they turn pink and slightly charred.
  5. While grilling, baste the shrimp with the remaining marinade to infuse them with that zesty orange flavor.
  6. Once cooked, remove the skewers from the grill and garnish with fresh cilantro leaves.
  7. Serve your Zesty Orange Glazed Shrimp Skewers hot with your favorite side dishes. They’re perfect with a fresh green salad or steamed rice.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Zesty Orange Glazed Shrimp Skewers are a delightful combination of citrusy and smoky flavors. The orange glaze adds a refreshing twist to classic grilled shrimp, making it a crowd-pleaser at any gathering.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 180, Fat: 2g, Carbohydrates: 18g, Protein: 22g

So the next time you’re firing up the grill, give this recipe a try. Your taste buds will thank you as you savor the bright and tangy notes of the zesty orange glaze that perfectly complement the tender shrimp. It’s a dish that’s sure to become a favorite in your household, whether you’re serving it up for a special occasion or simply craving a delicious seafood meal.

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