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
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
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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