Margarita Grilled Shrimp
1/2 cup frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, pressed
1/2 tsp salt
1 whole fresh pineapple, peeled and cored
24 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
Prepare grill for direct cooking over medium coals. In small bowl, combine
limeade concentrate, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, garlic pressed with Garlic Press
and salt; set aside. Cut pineapple into 3/4 inch thick slices. Thread shrimp
onto four, 12 inch skewers.
Place pineapple slices on grid of grill; brush with a portion of the limeade
mixture. Grill, covered, 6 minutes or until grill marks appear. Turn slices
over; brush with limeade mixture. Grill 6 minutes; remove pineapple from grill.
Place shrimp skewers on grid of grill; grill 3-4 minutes or until shrimp appear
opaque, turning once and brushing occasionally with remaining limeade mixture.
To serve, cut pineapple slices in half and place on Simple Additions Rectangle
Platter. Top pineapple with skewers of shrimp. Serve immediately.
Yield: 4 servings
Cook's Tip: Wear plastic gloves when working with jalapeno peppers. The juice
from the peppers can create a burning sensation on the skin.