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Spicy Gingered Shrimp

Yield 8 appetizer servings


  • 16 (12-inch) wooden skewers
  • 16 unpeeled, large fresh shrimp
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup frozen orange juice or lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper

How to Make It

  1. Soak skewers in water 30 minutes.

  2. Peel shrimp, leaving tails on; devein shrimp, if desired. Place shrimp in a shallow dish.

  3. Process rice vinegar and remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth. Pour over shrimp. Cover and chill 30 minutes.

  4. Remove shrimp from marinade, reserving marinade. Thread 1 shrimp onto each skewer.

  5. Coat food rack with vegetable cooking spray, and place on grill.

  6. Grill, without grill lid, over high heat (400° to 500°) 2 minutes on each side, basting with reserved marinade. Serve immediately.