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Spicy coconut-marinated grilled shrimp

Based on 17 ratings

Christian Ruß

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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“It’s very important to remove any excess marinade from the shrimp before grilling them. Otherwise, they are more likely to burn.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Ingredients

Servings:-1+
1 kg shrimp
50 g ginger
5 cloves garlic
180 ml coconut milk
60 g chili paste
2 tbsp lime juice
2 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp salt
2 tbsp vegetable oil
3 sprigs cilantro
lime (for serving)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • 1 cutting board
  • 1 knife
  • large bowl
  • whisk
  • 1 pot (small)
  • grill pan
  • tongs

Nutrition per serving

Cal
241
Protein
24 g
Fat
13 g
Carb
8 g
  • Step 1/3

    Finely dice ginger and garlic and add to a big bowl. Add coconut milk, chili paste, lime juice, brown sugar, and salt. Whisk in oil. Add shrimp, mix well, and let sit for at least 15 min. or up to 4 hrs.
    • 50 g ginger
    • 5 cloves garlic
    • 180 ml coconut milk
    • 60 g chili paste
    • 2 tbsp lime juice
    • 2 tbsp brown sugar
    • 1 tbsp salt
    • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
    • 1 kg shrimp
    • 1 cutting board
    • 1 knife
    • large bowl
    • whisk

    Finely dice ginger and garlic and add to a big bowl. Add coconut milk, chili paste, lime juice, brown sugar, and salt. Whisk in oil. Add shrimp, mix well, and let sit for at least 15 min. or up to 4 hrs.

  • Step 2/3

    Remove shrimp from marinade. Add marinade to a small pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium heat and let reduce. Mix from time to time while simmering until creamy. Sauce should be thick enough to cover the back of a spoon.
    • 1 pot (small)

    Remove shrimp from marinade. Add marinade to a small pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium heat and let reduce. Mix from time to time while simmering until creamy. Sauce should be thick enough to cover the back of a spoon.

  • Step 3/3

    Grill shrimp on a very hot grill pan brushed vegetable oil over high heat. Serve with sauce, cilantro, and lime wedges. Enjoy!
    • 3 sprigs cilantro
    • lime (for serving)
    • grill pan
    • tongs

    Grill shrimp on a very hot grill pan brushed vegetable oil over high heat. Serve with sauce, cilantro, and lime wedges. Enjoy!