Tikka Grilled Shrimp Appetizer

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Dry rub spices, yogurt and a quick marinade on shrimp before the grill. Nice spicy appetizer and quick cooking.

Yield: 6 servings ( Serving Size: 4-6 shrimp per person )
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  • 2 pound(s) Raw Shrimp Peeled w tails on
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Cumin
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Paprika
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Turmeric
  • 3 tablespoon(s) Plain Yogurt (Greek)
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Salt
  • 3 clove(s) fresh garlic
  • 1 piece(s) fresh ginger--Only about 1/2 inch Peeled & Grated finely
  • 1 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 1-2 whole(s) Lemons--Juice Squeeze juice


  1. Combine all ingredients EXCEPT the shrimp into a thick paste.

  2. Rub paste mix over shrimp (or chicken) and put in refrigerator to marinate for 2-3 hours. No longer than 3 hours.

  3. Remove shrimp and skewer for grilling.

  4. Grill each skewer 2-3 minutes on each side.

  5. Serve with honey or a sweetened yogurt as dipping sauce.
August 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by SMassie and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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