Ginger Shrimp

Course : Shrimp
Serves: 24
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2 pounds large shrimp
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons fresh gingerroot -- minced
2 cloves garlic -- minced
2 small jalapeno peppers -- coarsely chopped
1 dash pepper
8 pieces lime wedges

Preparation / Directions:

Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails on. In blender, pure half of the oil, lime juice, ginger, garlic, jalapeno peppers and pepper; toss gently with shrimp to coat well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Meanwhile, soak wooden skewers in cold water for 30 minutes. Thread 3 or 4 shrimp onto each skewer. Discard remaining marinade. Brush one side of shrimp with some of the remaining oil. cook shrimp, oiled side down, over medium-hot grill or broil for about 2 minutes per side or until pink and firm to the touch, turning once and brushing with remaining oil. Transfer to serving place; garnish with lime. Source: Canadian Living magazine Nov 94 by Rose Murray [author/writer]

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