Peach-Jam-Glazed Shrimp with Spicy Peanut Butter Dip

June 2009
Peach-Jam-Glazed Shrimp with Spicy Peanut Butter Dip

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Makes: 4 servings

Prep: 20 mins

Cook: 5 mins

Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup peach jam
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled
  • 24 jumbo shrimp (about 1 1/2 pounds)peeled and deveined, with tails left on
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Hot pepper sauce
  • Scalliions, thinly sliced, for sprinkling
Directions
  1. Using a food processor, puree the jam, 1 tablespoon soy sauce and 1 garlic clove. Transfer to a resealable freezer bag, add the shrimp and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Using the food processor, puree the remaining garlic clove, remaining 3 tablespoons soy sauce, the peanut butter, brown sugar and lemon juice. With the machine on, slowly pour in 1/3 cup water. Add hot sauce to taste.
  3. Preheat a grill to medium-high. Thread 6 shrimp onto each of 4 skewers. Place on the grill, cover and cook, turning once, until firm and charred, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a platter and top with the scallions. Serve with the peanut dipping sauce.
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