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Barbecued Shrimp Skewers

with Roasted Scallions

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Barbecued Shrimp Skewers

Barbecued Shrimp Skewers - A special treat thanks to the delicious marinade

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70
calories
Calories
30 min.
Preparation
1 hr
Ready in
moderate
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 10 skewers
1
½ tablespoon
7 ounces
pureed Tomatoes (Box or Tetrapak)
1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
20
1 bunch
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Kitchen utensils

1 Small knife, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small pot, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Bowl, 10 Wooden skewers, 1 Aluminum grilling pan, 1 Brush

Preparation steps

Step 1/7
Barbecued Shrimp Skewers preparation step 1

Peel onion and chop very finely. Heat oil in a small pot and cook onion over low heat until translucent.

Step 2/7
Barbecued Shrimp Skewers preparation step 2

Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, vinegar and maple syrup and bring to a boil.

Step 3/7
Barbecued Shrimp Skewers preparation step 3

Season to taste with salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce. Remove from heat and let cool.

Step 4/7
Barbecued Shrimp Skewers preparation step 4

Meanwhile, rinse shrimp and pat dry. Cut the back of each shrimp with a small knife and remove the black intestine threads.

Step 5/7
Barbecued Shrimp Skewers preparation step 5

Add shrimp to sauce and marinate for about 20 minutes.

Step 6/7
Barbecued Shrimp Skewers preparation step 6

Cut scallions into 4 cm (approximately 1 1/2-inch) long pieces.

Step 7/7
Barbecued Shrimp Skewers preparation step 7

Drain shrimp. Alternately place shrimp and several pieces of scallion on each wooden skewer. Place skewers on an aluminum grill pan and cook on hot grill for 3-4 minutes on each side, brushing with the sauce while cooking. 

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