Guero's Shrimp Alambres

Total Time:
4 hr 36 min
Prep:
30 min
Inactive:
4 hr
Cook:
6 min

Yield:
25 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 25 metal or wooden skewers
  • 4 onions
  • 10 tomatillos
  • 5 bell peppers
  • 10 pounds jumbo shrimp
  • Marinade, recipe follows
Directions

If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for at least 30 minutes before skewering food.

Cut onions, tomatillos, and bell peppers into large, skewer-sized pieces. Assemble skewers, alternating 1 piece of each vegetable between 5 shrimps on each skewer. Arrange skewers in a large non-reactive baking dish and pour the marinade over. Submerge skewers in marinade, and marinate, covered, in the refrigerator, for 4 to 6 hours.

Preheat a grill to medium-high heat. Grill skewers for approximately 6 minutes, turning as needed. Remove from the grill and serve.

Marinade:

5 ounces chopped garlic

2 ounces garlic powder

1-ounce ground cumin

1-ounce freshly ground black pepper

1-ounce salt

2 ounces paprika

4 ounces pineapple juice

32 ounces vegetable oil

1 bunch cilantro, leaves chopped

Combine all ingredients together in a large bowl and mix well. Pour marinade over skewers as directed above.

Professional Recipe: This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and makes a large quantity. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe in the proportions indicated and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.


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