BBQ Shrimp Kabobs w/Ginger
2 tablespoons minced ginger
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1/2 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 cup oil
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 bunch scallions, cut into 1" lengths
1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1" dice and blanched
In a large bowl, whisk together ginger, garlic, rice wine vinegar, lime juice, brown sugar, oil, sesame oil, and cilantro. Add the shrimp. Toss to coat shrimp; cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Remove shrimp from marinade. Pour marinade into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and boil for one full minute. Remove from heat.
Alternately thread shrimp, scallions, and peppers on skewers. Place skewers in centre of cooking grate. Grill 4 to 6 minutes until shrimp turn pink and opaque, turning once halfway through grilling time, and basting with reserved marinade. Serve warm over rice or Chinese noodles. Makes 6 servings.