Grilled Five-Spice Shrimp

Grilled Five-Spice Shrimp
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  • 24Servings


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed and peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 pound large shrimp--peeled, deveined and tails left on
  • 1 scallion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds


Preheat a grill pan to medium-high. In a bowl, whisk the oil, garlic, Chinese five-spice powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add the shrimp and toss to coat. In a bowl, toss the scallion and sesame seeds.

Grill the shrimp, turning once, until just firm and opaque, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle the scallion-sesame seed mixture on top.