Grilled Shrimp with Lime, Orange, and Basil Oil

Grilled Shrimp With Lime, Orange, and Basil Oil


Photo: John Kernick


30 servings (serving size: 2 shrimp)


2 oranges
2 limes
1/2 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
60 medium or large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Garnishes: additional lime and orange zest


In a large bowl, combine zest of 2 oranges and 2 limes, olive oil, and chopped fresh basil. Add shrimp, kosher salt, and black pepper; refrigerate for 30 minutes. Remove shrimp from oil; discard oil. Grill shrimp over medium heat until opaque and slightly charred (about 2 minutes per side). Garnish, if desired.