Stellar Sesame Shrimp with Miso Dipping Sauce

Becky Luigart-Stayner
The shrimp are best prepared the day of the party and refrigerated up to eight hours. Make the miso dipping sauce up to three days in advance, and chill. Kosher salt gives an added crunch to the shrimp.

Yield:

12 servings (serving size: 2 shrimp and 2 teaspoons sauce)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 61
Caloriesfromfat 37 %
Fat 2.5 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 1.1 g
Protein 6.2 g
Carbohydrate 5.1 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 43 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 159 mg
Calcium 26 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup orange-pineapple juice concentrate, thawed
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon red miso (soybean paste)
2 teaspoons finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
1 garlic clove, minced
24 unpeeled large shrimp (about 1 pound)
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Preparation

Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl; stir well with a whisk.

Preheat oven to 450°.

Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact. Combine shrimp, vegetable oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl; toss gently. Place shrimp on a foil-lined baking sheet; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake at 450° for 7 minutes or until shrimp are done. Serve with sauce.

Note:

July 2000