Butterflied garlic shrimp
Garlic Shrimp Seafood
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:11:34 AM. Recipe ID 39111. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Butterflied garlic shrimp
Categories: Barbecue, Seafood
Yield: 4 Servings
1 1/4 lb Shrimp; peeled
1/2 c Lime or lemon juice
6 Cloves garlic; 6 to 8,
2 tb Melted butter
4 ts Hot sauce
Cut almost thru each shrimp down its back, from neck to tail. Pull
out and discard veins. Rinse shrimp and lay open, cut sides down,
pressing to flatten. Lay butterflied shrimp in a container, about 9 x
Mix lime juice, garlic, butter and hot sauce and pour half over the
shrimp. if making ahead, cover and chill shrimp and reserved sauce up
to 1 hour.
Lay shrimp, spread open, on a grill above a solid bed of hot coals or
over high heat on a gas grill (you can hold your hand at grill level
on 2 to 3 seconds). Close lid on gas grill. Cook, turning once, til
shrimp are pink and opaque but still moist looking in thickest part
(cut to test), 5 to 7 mins total. Transfer to platter as cooked.
Combine shrimp marinade and reserved sauce and heat til boiling.
Spoon sauce over grilled shrimp and add salt to taste.
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