Tartar Sauce Shrimp

Oxmoor House
8 appetizer servings.


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48 unpeeled large fresh shrimp (2 pounds)
2/3 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon ground turmeric
2 teaspoons crushed red pepper
3 cloves garlic, crushed
2 large sweet red peppers
3 tablespoons minced shallots
1 teaspoon Hungarian paprika
2 to 3 teaspoons hot sauce
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/3 cup olive oil
1/2 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons diced sweet gherkin pickle
1 1/2 tablespoons capers, drained
24 large bay leaves, halved crosswise
3 lemons, each cut into 8 wedges


Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact; place shrimp in a shallow dish. Combine 2/3 cup olive oil and next 3 ingredients; pour over shrimp. Cover; marinate in refrigerator 4 hours.

Cut peppers in half lengthwise; remove and discard seeds and membrane. Place peppers, skin side up, on a baking sheet; flatten with palm of hand. Broil 4 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially opened) 10 minutes or until charred. Place in ice water 5 minutes. Remove from water; peel and discard skins. Combine roasted pepper, shallots, and next 3 ingredients in container of an electric blender. Cover and process on high speed 1 minute or until smooth. With machine running, add 1/3 cup olive oil in a slow steady stream, processing until blended. Transfer to a bowl; stir in mayonnaise, pickle, and capers. Cover and chill.

Soak 24 (6-inch) bamboo skewers in water 30 minutes. Remove shrimp from marinade; discard marinade. Thread 2 shrimp, 2 bay leaf halves, and 1 lemon wedge alternately onto each skewer. Place kabobs on rack; grill, uncovered, over medium-hot coals (350° to 400°), 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Discard bay leaves. Serve shrimp with tartar sauce.

Created date

August 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 405
Caloriesfromfat 84 %
Fat 37.9 g
Satfat 5.4 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 12.8 g
Carbohydrate 4.5 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 119 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 448 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg