Shrimp and Plantains on Skewers with Mango Mayonnaise

Total Time:
4 hr 35 min
4 hr 20 min
15 min

18 skewers

  • 2 pounds medium size shrimp (about 36) peeled and deveined
  • 1 recipe marinade, recipe follows
  • Vegetable oil
  • 3 large ripe yellow plantains, peeled, each cut into 12 slices
  • Mango Mayonnaise, recipe follows
  • Mango Mayonnaise:
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup mango puree (fresh or frozen, thawed)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Marinade:
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 cup minced scallions
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Few drops hot pepper sauce
  • Place the shrimp in a shallow dish or plastic container and pour the marinade over them. Cover and marinate for 4 to 6 hours in the refrigerator. Preheat the broiler.

  • Transfer the shrimp to a broiling pan and broil for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, until just cooked. Set aside to cool.

  • Heat just enough oil to cover the bottom of a large skillet and cook the plantain slices for 1 minute on each side or until golden and tender. Set aside to cool.

  • Thread 2 shrimp and 2 plantain slices onto each small skewer and serve with Mango Mayonnaise as a dipping sauce.

Mango Mayonnaise:
  • Stir together all the ingredients in a medium-size bowl. Cover and chill until needed.

  • Yield: About 1 1/2 cups

  • Mix the marinade ingredients together in a small bowl.

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