Welcome to Simple Fare, Fairly Simple. This is a place for me to post recipes of all kinds...along with other miscellaneous fodder from my so-called life here in the south. Who knows what you will find here. Could be anything from my husband...known as IT Guy...to my kids and beautiful grandbabies that are growing up way too fast right before my eyes. But...mostly this will be a place for food. I hope you'll see something you like and if you decide to try something from the list...leave me a comment and let me know!

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Grilled Shrimp with Garlic Butter Dipping Sauce

I love shrimp!! Always have, always will. IT Guy...not so much. So when I grilled him a steak I decided to grill me some shrimp, too cuz I knew he wouldn't touch it! Woo-hoo!!! So delicious! This shrimp is a little bit spicy but not bad...although you could certainly increase the amount of red pepper flakes if you want more heat. It was perfect for me, though. Loved every bite!

Grilled Shrimp 
with Garlic Butter Dipping Sauce

1 -2 lb raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
4 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 cup lemon juice
5 garlic cloves  ~ minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt

Combine soy sauce, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes and salt in a zip top bag.

Add shrimp and marinate in the fridge for 2 - 3 hours.

Grill for a couple minutes on each side until shrimp is pink.
Serve with garlic butter dipping sauce. (recipe follows)

Garlic Butter Dipping Sauce

1/2 cup butter ~ melted
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Combine all ingredients in a bowl.

Stir to combine and heat for 30 seconds in the microwave or until warm.

Okay...so here we go.

Add the soy sauce, olive oil, 
lemon juice, salt, garlic and red 
pepper flakes together in a plastic zip top bag.

Then add the shrimp and let it 
hang out in the fridge for a couple of hours.

In the meantime, soak your 
skewers if you're using the wooden kind.

Here's the stuff for the dipping sauce.

Combine it all in a bowl and heat it 
in the microwave for about 30 seconds 
to warm it up, right before serving.

Skewer the shrimp then grill them 
for a few minutes per side until they're no longer pink.

So good!!!!!