put another shrimp on the barbie

Mr Weiss LOVES shrimp and seeing as its either this, tofu or vegetables, I try to steer it towards the shrimp corner whenever I damn well can!

Ginger Lime Shrimp Skewers

1 lb medium shrimp peeled and deveined

1 2 inch piece ginger peeled and grated

1 shallot minced

zest & juice of 1 lime

1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

1 tbsp chopped cilantro

1/4 tsp salt & pepper

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Combine all the marinade ingredients (except salt & pepper), add shrimp, toss and marinate at least 30 mins or longer. When ready to cook, add salt and pepper and toss, thread 3-4 shrimp per skewer and b/q them until opaque and gorgeously charred! about 3 mins each side. (we usually get about 4 skewers each with 3 shrimp on it).

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Stuffed Poblano Peppers

1/2 onion chopped

4-6 button mushrooms sliced

2 cloves garlic chopped

1/2  tomato seeded and chopped

1/4 tsp cumin, 1/4 tsp coriander (both ground), pinch salt & pepper

1/4 cup re fried beans

1/4 cup cheese

2 poblano peppers, decapitated seeds and veins removed

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Char peppers on the grill till nice and blackened, saute onions and garlic until soft and golden brown, add mushrooms, tomato and re fried beans, cook 3-4 mins until softened and all incorporated.  Cool, add cheese, stuff inside peppers, wrap in foil, throw back onto the good ole grill, char again for another 5 mins.

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throw something green on your plate and you’re good to go!

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4 Comments

  1. Jill
    Posted August 12, 2009 at 5:16 pm | Permalink

    Are Poblano peppers hot? or they like capsicums? Your grilled dinner looks yummy, prawns are one of my favourites also.

  2. thecatskillkiwi
    Posted August 12, 2009 at 5:19 pm | Permalink

    poblano is a darker greener pepper, not a capsicum and yes a bit hotter, but you can make this recipe using any pepper.

  3. Jesika
    Posted August 12, 2009 at 9:02 pm | Permalink

    Gotta get a grill – those poblano’s look scrummy!

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