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Retha’s Chipotle Grilled shrimp

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Retha’s Chipotle Grilled Shrimp
Recipe Makes 6 Servings

A recipe of spicy marinated shrimp will give a fiery kick of flavors with chipotle chilies, garlic, and red pepper flakes.

INGREDIENTS:

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped

1 lemon, juiced

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tablespoon paprika

1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro

(optional)

1 teaspoon sea salt

1/2 teaspoon lemon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

wooden or metal skewers

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix together the garlic, chipotle peppers, lemon juice, olive oil, paprika, cilantro, sea salt, lemon black pepper, red pepper flakes, and cayenne pepper in a bowl. Stir in the shrimp, and mix well to thoroughly coat. Marinate for 30 minutes in refrigerator.
2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat, and lightly oil the grate.
3. Remove the shrimp from the marinade, and discard excess marinade. Thread about 5 shrimp per skewer, and grill on the preheated grill until the shrimp turn pink and opaque in the center, about 2 minutes per side.

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