Pikandikes Garithes sti Skara (Spicy Barbequed Shrimp)
~ 1 pound large shrimp, peeled
~ Marinating Ingredients:
~ 1/4 cup of balsamic vinegar
~ Juice of 1/2 a lemon
~ 1/2 cup of olive oil
~ 2-3 garlic cloves sliced
~ 1/2 tsp dried red pepper flakes
~ 1 tsp lemon zest, grated
|~ Combine all marinade ingredients in a medium size bowl and mix well.
~ Add peeled shrimp making sure they are covered by the liquid.
~ Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
~ The longer they stay in the marinating ingredients the better.
~ Thread 3-4 shrimps on each skewer, piercing at head and tail.
~ Preheat grill on High, then reduce heat to Medium-High.
~ With the lid open, grill shrimp 2 to 3 minutes per side, basting once after first turn.
~ Shrimp are done when just pink and opaque.
~ Do not overcook.
~ You can accompany the BBQ Shrimp with rice, some Greek Salad or just on their own as an Appetizer.
~ If they are used as an appetizer they can be accompanied with the appropriate sauce.
~ Good luck and bon appétit.