Grilled Shrimp With Turkish Spices

Course : Grilling
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Serves: 4
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Ingredients:

1 pound large shrimp -- (16 to 20)
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 dash cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon salt to taste
1/4 medium lemon
4 cloves garlic finely minced
3 tablespoons olive oil for drizzling the shrimp
2 tablespoons fresh parsley -- minced
2 tablespoons fresh dill -- minced
 

Preparation / Directions:

1. Remove the legs from the underside of each shrimp. cut through the shell on the back, butterflying each shrimp and removing the back vein. Leave the shell intact. Spread the shrimp out, cut side up, on a platter. Sprinkle with the cumin, cayenne pepper, and salt. Squeeze the lemon juice over the shrimp, then scatter the garlic evenly over the shrimp. 2. Marinate in the refrigerator for 3 or 4 hours. 3. When ready to cook, heat a grill. Drizzle a little olive oil on both sides of each shrimp. When the grill is medium-hot, place the shrimp on it. 4. Cook about 3 minutes on each side, or until the shrimp are just past translucent. Remove shrimp from the grill, place on platter, and sprinkle with the parsley and dill. 5. Serve immediately.


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