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Sambal Shrimp

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Shrimp are marinated in a spicy chili pepper sauce then quickly grilled in this easy preparation."
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servings 369
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  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. Stir shrimp into the remaining half of the marinade, coating evenly. Cover and refrigerate for about 45 minutes.
  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate. Remove shrimp from marinade; discard marinade.
  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

Per Serving: 369 calories; 11.2 45.5 19 173 993 Full nutrition

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These shrimp are amazing! I served them over rice for dinner and my family gobbled them all up.

I tried Garlic shrimp it is awesome.

I usually like food with heat such as Thai, Mexican, Cajun, and Hunan but my lips and tongue were on fire. It's a good thing that I had sour cream on hand because my husband couldn't eat it wit...

Very good, I'm a college student so I often times have to alter recipes based on what i have, in this case the vinegar (had to make my own sambal) turned into a few pieces of lime pickle and mad...

Very delicious. However I only added 2.5 tablespoons of the sabal chili instead of 1 cup (that sounded crazy) and I pan fried them instead of grilling. Turned out great!