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Grilled Saké Shrimp

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Saké Shrimp

Prep Time

2

Hours

Cook Time

10

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

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What's this?

Grilled seafood marinated in Sake says "sushi is in the house". Cooked over fire, they acquire a unique wood-smoked flavor. Marinate them for up to 2 hours, then grill them as your guests arrive.

Ingredients

  • 24 large shrimp with tails, deveined

  • 1/2 Cup Japanese Sake

  • 3 Tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1 scallions

  • 1 Pieces inch fresh ginger, peeled and sliced into coins

  • 1 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1 Teaspoon sugar

  • 1 lemon wedges

Steps

  • 1

    Wash and drain the shrimp.
  • 2

    Make the marinade: In a large bowl or resealable plastic bag, combine the saké, soy sauce, lemon juice, scallion, ginger, garlic, oil and sugar.
  • 3

    Add the shrimp and stir or massage the bag to coat. Refrigerate for 2 hours, stirring or massaging the bag to redistribute the marinade.
  • 4

    When ready to cook, set temperature to High and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 5

    Drain the shrimp and pat dry. Thread 3 shrimp on each of 8 skewers. Arrange the shrimp skewers and lemon wedges on the grill grate and grill, turning once, for 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until the shrimp are opaque and cooked through. Enjoy!