Cooking the shrimp in the shell prevents the tasty juices from escaping.

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Credit: Photography by Paola + Murray

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total:
2 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Grate half the ginger. Finely chop the remaining ginger. In a large bowl, mix all the ginger, the lime juice, and cumin; season with salt. Toss with the shrimp until coated. Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for about 2 hours. 

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  • Thread 5 shrimp onto each of 4 skewers. (If using wooden skewers, soak them in hot water for at least 30 minutes to prevent burning.) In a large skillet or grill pan, heat the oil over medium. Cook the shrimp until just cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

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