Tangy Orange Glazed Grilled Shrimp
Picture yourself on a warm summer evening, surrounded by the laughter of friends and the tantalizing aroma of a grill sizzling away. The centerpiece of this delightful scene? Tangy Orange Glazed Grilled Shrimp. This recipe is a marriage of flavors that dance on your taste buds, combining the succulent sweetness of shrimp with the zesty tang of orange. It’s a dish that embodies the spirit of summer and brings a burst of freshness to your plate.
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon orange zest
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish
- In a bowl, whisk together the orange juice, honey, minced garlic, orange zest, olive oil, salt, and pepper to create the marinade.
- Add the peeled and deveined shrimp to the marinade. Toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
- Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
- Thread the marinated shrimp onto skewers.
- Place the shrimp skewers on the grill and cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side, or until the shrimp turn pink and opaque.
- While grilling, brush the shrimp with additional marinade to enhance the flavor.
- Once done, remove the shrimp from the grill and garnish with chopped fresh parsley.
- Serve the Tangy Orange Glazed Grilled Shrimp hot, and enjoy the explosion of flavors with every bite!
Prep time: 40 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
A delightful summer dish that combines the sweetness of shrimp with the tangy zest of orange. Grilled to perfection, these glazed shrimp are a burst of flavor in every bite.
Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 180, Protein – 20g, Carbohydrates – 12g, Fat – 6g
Picture yourself savoring each succulent shrimp, the glaze glistening under the warm sun. The slight char from the grill enhances the sweetness of the shrimp, while the tangy orange notes elevate the entire experience. As you indulge in this dish, you’re transported to a beachside paradise, where the sea breeze mingles with the aroma of good food and laughter. Tangy Orange Glazed Grilled Shrimp isn’t just a recipe; it’s a sensory journey that celebrates the joys of summer and good company.