Fruity Grilled Shrimp Skewers
Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 6 minutes
Yield: Serves 8
Cost per Serving: $3.00
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1 small clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 mangoes, peeled, cut into
1 pineapple, peeled, cored, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 4 cups)
Salt and pepper
1. Mix lime juice, olive oil, garlic and crushed red pepper in a bowl. Add shrimp, mangoes and pineapple. Toss well and season with salt and pepper.
2. Prepare a charcoal fire and let burn to a gray ash (or preheat a gas grill to medium). Drain shrimp, mango and pineapple and pat dry, reserving liquid. Thread on metal skewers, alternating shrimp and fruit. Brush with reserved liquid and season with salt and pepper.
3. Grill until shrimp is cooked through and pineapple is lightly browned, about 3 minutes per side. Serve warm.
YIELD: Makes 4 1/4 cups
PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES
8 large mint leaves
1 (750-milliter) bottle Cava sparkling wine, chilled*
3/4 cup white grape juice, chilled
1/2 cup sliced fresh strawberries
1/4 cup orange liqueur Garnish: fresh sugar cane sticks
Press mint leaves against sides of a large pitcher with back of a wooden spoon to release flavors. Stir in sparkling wine and next 3 ingredients. Serve immediately over ice. Garnish, if desired. *Other sparkling wine or Champagne may be substituted. Serve in a beautiful Smarty Had A Party Clear with Gold Ornament Rim Tumbler.