Javanese Sambal With Grilled Shrimp

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Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

1 Cup Sweetened coconut flakes

6 serrano peppers; seeded, deveined, chopped

1 1/2 teaspoons anchovy paste

2 Cloves Garlic

5 Tablespoons Lime Juice

1 Pound shrimp -- peeled and deveined

Directions

In a food processor, whirl cocount, chilies, anchovy paste, garlic, and lime juice until coconut and chilies are minced; scrape container sides frequently.

Rinse and drain shrimp. Thread onto 4 flat metal skewers (10 to 14 in.)

Brush shrimp with paste. Be sure to reserve some for serving.

Place shrimp on a BBQ grill over a solid bed of medium-hot coals or on a gas grill set at medium hot (can hold hand at grill level for no more than 3 seconds); close lid on grill. Cook shrimp, turning once, until bright pink but still moist (about 2 minutes a side).

Serve with reserved sambal paste.




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