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Spicy Tomatillo Shrimp

Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2   Tomatillos
2 tablespoons 30mlMinced onion
1   Garlic clove - minced
1 tablespoon 15mlOlive oil
1/4 cup 59mlLime juice - fresh preferred
  Freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped fresh cilantro
1 lb 454g / 16ozShrimp, shelled - tails left on
6   Jalapenos - in strips

Recipe Instructions

Place the tomatillos on a hot skillet and roast for a couple of minutes or until blackened on all sides. Saute the onion and garlic in the oil until soft. Place the tomatillos, onion mixture, lime juice, and black pepper in a blender and puree until smooth. Stir in the cilantro. Marinate the shrimp in the mixture for an hour. Remove and thread on skewers along with the chile strips. Grill until just done (a few minutes on each side) and serve with the sauce on the side.

July 1993 issue of Bon Appetit


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