Cuban Shrimp and Chorizo Skewers

Cuban Shrimp and Chorizo Skewers
  • 4 servings
  • 0:20 Preparation
  • 0:04 Cooking
  • 0:44 Total Time

Ingredients

Add all
  • marinade:

  • 1/3 cup
    (80 mL)

    brown rum or whisky

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    pineapple juice

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    lemon juice

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    extra virgin olive oil

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    chopped fresh mint or dill leaves

  • 3

    garlic cloves, minced

  • brochettes:

  • 16

    large (21-26) raw, peeled, tail-on shrimp

  • 0.500

    red sweet pepper, cut into 8 pieces

  • 0.500

    yellow sweet pepper, cut into 8 pieces

  • 3

    fresh chorizo sausages, poached and cut into 4 pieces

  • 2

    limes, halved

Preparation

In a bowl, combine marinade ingredients. Divide marinade in 2. Marinate shrimp and peppers in one bowl and chorizo in another.

Cover and refrigerate 20 minutes.

Soak wood skewers at least 30 minutes water or use metal skewers.

Make up 4 skewers, alternating pepper, shrimp and chorizo.

Oil grill and preheat barbecue to high.

Cook skewers 2 minutes per side.

Serve skewers with limes.

Source: Académie Culinaire

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