Grilled Pesto Shrimp Skewers
Cooking time45 min
How to blend homemade pesto with shrimp to prepare a nice dish for dinner? If you do not know how to prepare such a dish, this grilled pesto shrimp skewers recipe is going to teach you an easy method. If you follow the exact guidelines and quantity of ingredients recommended in this recipe, you can serve it for 7 people. First of all, you need to take a food processor.
Add basil, leaves, parmesan cheese and garlic.
Salt and pepper should also be added.
Pulse these ingredients in the best manner.
You must also add olive oil while pulsing,
The next step is to take a bowl.
Raw shrimp and pesto have to be combined in the bowl.
It should be marinated for a few hours.
Then, you need to soak the wooden skewers in water for around 20 minutes. (If you want to avoid it, you can use metal skewers).
Now, shrimp should be shredded onto 7 skewers.
You need to heat a grill over medium to low heat until turning hot.
The grates should be clean.
Oil needs to be sprayed in a light manner.
The shrimp should be placed on the hot grill.
Cook for 3 to 4 minutes. (You must make sure that the shrimp turns pink on the bottom).
Turn it and cook for another 3 to 4 minutes. (You need to stop when the shrimp becomes opaque and cooked through).
The grilled pesto shrimp skewers dish is ready to serve.
- Garlic clove- 1 no.
- Olive oil- 3 tablespoons.
- Fresh basil leaves – 1 cup. (It must be chopped)
- Grate Parmigiano Reggiano – 1/4 cup.
- Kosher salt – to taste.
- Pepper – to taste.
- Jumbo shrimps – 1- 1/2 lbs. (It should be peeled and deveined).
- Wooden skewers – 7 nos.