Tequila-Lime Shrimp Skewers with Grilled Fruit Salsa
Prep: 30 minutes plus marinating
Grill: 15 minutes • Serves: 8
1/4cup fresh lime juice
1/4cup gold tequila
2tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1tablespoon brown sugar
1/4cup olive oil
1-1/4pounds 16/20 count EZ-Peel wild Argentinian shrimp, peeled, tails intact
8(8-inch) wooden skewers
16small lime wedges
2large nectarines or peaches, halved and pitted
2rings fresh pineapple
2tablespoons olive oil
2tablespoons agave nectar
2tablespoons fresh lime juice
2tablespoons gold tequila
1/2cup finely chopped red onion
1tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh mint
1tablespoon finely chopped jalapeño pepper
1.Prepare Shrimp Skewers: Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium heat. In small bowl, whisk garlic, juice, tequila, cilantro and sugar; whisking constantly, slowly drizzle in oil.
2.Place shrimp in large zip-top plastic bag; pour tequila mixture over shrimp. Seal bag, pressing out excess air; let stand 20 minutes. Soak skewers in water 20 minutes.
3.Prepare Salsa: Brush fruit with oil. Place fruit cut side down on hot grill rack; cover and cook 8 minutes or until tender and grill marks appear, turning once. Cut fruit into 1/2-inch pieces. In medium bowl, whisk agave nectar, juice, tequila and salt; add onion, mint, jalapeño and fruit and toss until well combined.
4.Remove shrimp from marinade; discard marinade. Alternately thread shrimp and lime wedges onto skewers; place skewers on hot grill rack. Cook, covered, 5 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque throughout, turning once.