Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Chipotle Glazed Shrimp

Add some spice to your next summer BBQ. This shrimp dish provide some unique and enjoyable flavors.

You’ll Need
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped canned chipotle chilies
  • 1 ½ pounds uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons golden brown sugar

  • Heat oil in heavy, medium skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onion; sauté until golden brown, about 10 minutes.
  • Add garlic, cumin and oregano; stir 1 minute. Transfer mixture to blender. Add 1 cup water, vinegar and chipotle chilies to blender; puree until smooth.
  • Transfer half of puree to medium bowl; cool.
  • Add shrimp to bowl; toss to coat.
  • Cover; chill 2 hours.
  • Pour remaining puree into heavy medium saucepan. Add orange juice and brown sugar. Bring to boil. Reduce heat; simmer until glaze is slightly thickened and reduced to ½ cup, about 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Cool.
  • Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Remove shrimp from marinade; pat dry with paper towels. Brush shrimp with some orange juice glaze. Grill shrimp until opaque in center, brushing occasionally with more glaze, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to platter.

This is a delicious recipe taken from Bon Appetit, July 1999.

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