Question: I bought a bag of frozen shrimp the other day at Brookshire’s. Do you have any suggestions besides boiling the shrimp and eating with cocktail sauce?
Answer: This is perfect timing because I just spent the day in Mabank at the new Brookshire’s store grilling shrimp all day for the Grand Opening! The customers LOVED this recipe and it’s super easy to prepare. If you don’t have a grill, don’t worry…it works just wonderfully in a hot skillet too!
The grapefruit juice gives the shrimp and sauce a wonderful citrusy flavor, but it’s not too strong at all. This recipe is was in our November Celebrate Cooking magazine, and it’s one I will make again for sure!
Grilled Shrimp with Grapefruit Barbecue Sauce
3/4 cup grapefruit juice
1/4 cup ketchup
1 Tbs Dijon mustard
1 Tbs Food Club Light Brown Sugar
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 Tbs Food Club Olive Oil
1 tsp liquid smoke
3 lbs jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 cups cooked rice
Heat grill or stovetop grill over medium-high heat. In a shallow dish whisk together grapefruit juice, ketchup, mustard, sugar, chili powder, cumin, olive oil and liquid smoke. Add shrimp and toss to coat. Place shrimp on skewers. Brush grill or grill pan with oil. Place shrimp on grill and cook 2 minute per side, or until bright pink and cooked through. Brush constantly with barbeque sauce while cooking. Serve with rice if desired.
Nutritional Information: Calories Per Serving: 654, Fat: 5 g (1 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 699 mg, Sodium: 4173 mg, Carbohydrates: 84 g, Fiber: 2 g, Protein: 68 g