Barbecued Shrimp with Basil Mayonnaise Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds shrimps
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • Pepper
How to cook Barbecued Shrimp with Basil Mayonnaise:
  • In a long shallow dish, combine all ingredients except shrimp.
  • Rinse shrimp.
  • With scissors, slit and devein them.
  • Skewer shrimp and arrange in a dish to marinate for 2 hours.
  • Grill shrimp over hot coals, 3 minutes to a side.
  • Remove, then arrange in a bowl and garnish with parsley and lemon.
  • Serve the Barbecued Shrimp with Basil Mayonnaise for dipping.

Basil Mayonnaise Recipe

Basil Mayonnaise Ingredients:
  • 2 egg yolks (at room temperature)
  • 1 teaspoon wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups olive or vegetable oil, divided
  • Lemon juice and/or wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
How to cook Basil Mayonnaise:
  • Rinse a mixing bowl with hot water and dry well.
  • Add egg yolks, wine vinegar, mustard, salt and white pepper to taste.
  • Beat vigorously with a whisk or at high speed of an electric mixer.
  • Add olive oil VERY SLOWLY.
  • Add 1/2 cup more in a stream, adding lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste. In a blender or food processor, blend basil leaves, 1/2 cup olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Whisk the mixture into the mayonnaise, adding more lemon juice and salt to taste.


This recipe for Barbecued Shrimp with Basil Mayonnaise serves/makes: 4

The Barbecued Shrimp with Basil Mayonnaise recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Shrimp (more Shrimp recipes)
Preparation Method: Barbecue (more Barbecue recipes)

More in Shrimp ~ Barbecue recipes:

  • Mexican Barbecued Shrimps ~ Barbecued Shrimp Recipe - Shrimps marinated in a spicy sauce, placed on skewers, and barbecued. Mexican recipe.
  • Shrimp Brochettes - 1 ~ Barbecued Shrimp Recipe - Marinated shrimp placed on skewers and grilled. French recipe.
  • Shrimp Brochettes - 2 ~ Barbecued Shrimp Recipe - Marinated shrimp placed on skewers and grilled. French recipe.
  • Orange Shrimp Kabobs ~ Barbecued Shrimp Recipe - Marinated shrimp in lime juice and orange juice, with honey and grilled. Easy recipe.
  • Foil Barbecued Shrimp ~ Barbecued Shrimp Recipe - Barbecued shrimp in foil with parsley, curry powder, butter, and garlic.
   
   

Yum
Free Fish & Seafood Recipes

^ Back to Top