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Shrimp Saté with Peanut Sauce

Yield 6 appetizer servings


  • 24 unpeeled, large fresh shrimp
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 4 garlic cloves, quartered
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup lite soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons water

How to Make It

  1. Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact, and devein, if desired; set aside.

  2. Combine ginger and next 9 ingredients in a food processor. Process until well blended, stopping to scrape down sides.

  3. Thread 2 shrimp onto each of 12 (6-inch) skewers. Measure 1/4 cup peanut sauce, and brush on shrimp. Reserve remaining sauce. Grill, covered with lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 3 minutes on each side or until done. Serve with reserved sauce.