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Grilled Shrimp in Apricot Hoisin Glaze
Main Courses
Date: June 6, 2017
Ingredients:
  • --For the Glaze--
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 cup apricot preserves
  • 8 ounces Hoisin sauce
  • --For the Shrimp--
  • 2 pounds large fresh shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
Preparation Steps:
  1. Prepare the Glaze: Heat the oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat and sauté garlic, sesame seeds, and ginger for 2 minutes. Stir in apricot preserves and Hoisin sauce. Reduce heat to medium and bring to a simmer. Keep warm.
  2. Shrimp Preparation: Toss shrimp with garlic, soy sauce, and oil. Marinate up to 4 hours.
  3. Skewer shrimp and grill over hot coals until just done, about 2 minutes per side.
  4. Remove shrimp from skewers and keep warm. Pour glaze over the shrimp and toss to coat.
  5. Serve warm or cold.
Notes:
  • You can substitute 1 teaspoon ground ginger for the fresh ginger if needed.
  • If a grill is not available, you can use a skillet to cook your shrimp.  Cook the shrimp over medium-high heat, about 2 minutes on each side. 

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