HONEY~SESAME GRILLED SHRIMP
~ adapted from razzledazzlerecipes.com
2 1/4-1/2 lbs. peeled, deveined uncooked jumbo shrimp
1/4 cup sesame oil
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1/4 cup soy sauce
3 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds
3 Tbsp. honey
2 cloves minced garlic
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh ginger
1-2 Tbsp. Mongolian Fire Oil (House of Tsang)
6 chopped scallions
- Combine sesame oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, 1 Tbsp. sesame seeds, honey, garlic, ginger, fire oil, and 3 chopped scallions. Add shrimp and marinate several hours.
- Remove shrimp from marinade and thread on wooden skewers.
- Bring marinade to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until syrupy. Grill shrimp, 2 minutes per side, basting with marinade. Transfer to platter and sprinkle with remaining sesame seeds and scallions. Serve with Lemon Couscous or Lemon Basmati Rice. (6 servings)
2 (5.4 oz.) packages couscous mix
2 cups organic chicken broth
1 Tbsp. grated lemon rind
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp. unsalted butter
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
1/3 cup diced red pepper
Combine broth, lemon rind, lemon juice, seasoning packet from couscous mix, and butter. Bring to boil and stir in couscous. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 10 minutes.
Stir in parsley and bell pepper.