Grilled Thai Shrimp with Garlic Sauce

Thai-Grilled-Shrimp-with-Garlic-Sauce_edited-1This week, our friend Jeanette shares her delicious and easy  summer Grilled Shrimp recipe. Nothing better that fresh shrimp on the grill. This recipe has minimum prep with a surprise Thai taste twist. We’ve halved the the soy sauce and oyster sauce to make it a healthy dish without sacrificing flavor.

Grilled Thai Shrimp with Garlic Sauce

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Serves 4

Ingredients 

1 pound jumbo shrimp (Jeanette prefers white shrimp), shells on

Garlic Sauce 

2 tablespoons soy sauce

2 tablespoons oyster sauce

1 tablespoon fish sauce

2 tablespoons brown sugar

8 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions 

Using a sharp knife, carefully butterfly shrimp, cutting shrimp through the shell (start just above the tail, and cut through the middle of the shrimp until you reach the end) and removing the vein. Flatten shrimp with the palm of your hand. The shrimps should lie flat. Mix Garlic Sauce ingredients together. Marinade shrimp in Garlic Sauce for 20 minutes. Lightly oil a large piece of aluminum foil. Place shrimp in a single layer on top of foil. Grill until just cooked through, flipping shrimp halfway through cooking, about 3-4 minutes per side.

Jeanette Chen, a resident of New Canaan for 20 years, is the busy mom of 4 boys and author of a popular health and wellness food blog, Jeanette’s Healthy Living. She was recently nominated for Best Health Blog by Healthline and is always looking for ways to make healthier meals for her family and friends.

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