Barbecued Shrimp With Spicy Rice
Meal / Course: Main Dish
Rice Around the World: Thai
Main Ingredient: Fish/Seafood, Vegetables
Preparation Method: One-Dish Meal
Servings: Makes 4 servings.
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
4 wooden* or metal skewers
Vegetable cooking spray
1/3 cup prepared barbecue sauce
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1/2 cup minced carrots
1/2 cup minced red pepper
1 jalapeno or serrano pepper, minced
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cups cooked rice (cooked in chicken broth)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon soy sauce
Hot pepper sauce to taste
Thread shrimp on skewers. To broil in oven, place on broiler rack coated with cooking spray. Brush with barbecue sauce. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat 4 minutes. Turn and brush with remaining barbecue sauce. Broil 2 to 4 minutes longer or until shrimp are done. To cook on outdoor grill, brush with barbecue sauce, cook skewered shrimp over hot coals 4 minutes. Turn and brush with remaining barbecue sauce. Grill 4 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are done. Serve with Spicy Rice.
Spicy Rice: Cook onions, carrots, red pepper and jalapeno pepper in oil in large skillet over medium-high until tender crisp. Stir in rice, cilantro, lime juice, soy sauce and pepper sauce; cook until thoroughly heated. Serve with Barbecued Shrimp.
*Soak wooden skewers in water before using.