Javanese Sambal With Grilled Shrimp

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

Javanese Sambal With Grilled Shrimp

Javanese Sambal With Grilled Shrimp


  • 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


  1. In a food processor, whirl cocount, chilies, anchovy paste, garlic, and lime juice until coconut and chilies are minced; scrape container sides frequently.
  2. Rinse and drain shrimp. Thread onto 4 flat metal skewers (10 to 14 in.)
  3. Brush shrimp with paste. Be sure to reserve some for serving.
  4. 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).
  5. Serve with reserved sambal paste.