Sambal Shrimp

Sambal Shrimp

by Karen Knight 6 months ago
4 (5)
369.2 kcal
45.5 g carbs
Description

Shrimp are marinated in a spicy chili pepper sauce then quickly grilled in this easy preparation.

Ingredients
  • 1 cup Asian chili paste (sambal)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons mirin (Japanese sweet wine)
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 pound large shrimp - peeled, deveined, and tails left on
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
Directions
  1. 1. Combine sambal paste, sugar, lime juice, olive oil, garlic, ginger, mirin, fish sauce, and sesame oil in a large bowl; mix well. Reserve half of the marinade for basting.
  2. 2. Stir shrimp into the remaining half of the marinade, coating evenly. Cover and refrigerate for about 45 minutes.
  3. 3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate. Remove shrimp from marinade; discard marinade.
  4. 4. Grill shrimp about 2 minutes on each side. Brush with the reserved marinade. Remove shrimp from grill to serving platter. Garnish with cilantro.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 4 servings
calories: 369.2 kcal
carbohydrates: 45.5 g
protein: 19 g
saturated fat: 1.7 g
cholesterol: 172.6 mg
sodium: 993.2 mg
fiber: 0.6 g
sugar: 21.1 g