Grilled Shrimp with Asian Style "Cocktail" Sauce

Total Time:
45 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Cocktail Sauce:
  • 1 1/4 cups ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 radishes, very thinly sliced on a mandoline
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 Thai bird chile or 1 serrano chile, finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound large (21 to 24) shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
Directions
  • Whisk together the ketchup, lime juice, soy sauce, shallot, radish, ginger, chile, sugar and cilantro in a medium bowl and season lightly with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving. Can be made 8 hours in advance and refrigerated, do not add the cilantro until ready to serve.

  • Heat the grill to high.

  • Toss the shrimp with the oil and season with salt and pepper. Place onto skewers and grill for 1 to 2 minutes per side until lightly golden brown and just cooked through. Serve sauce in a bowl, surrounded by the shrimp.


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