Friday Dinner Done Right!

It’s just about time to fire up the barbie! I saw this recipe as I was searching for something tasty, easy and quick meal I could prepare when I get home from work on Friday. I love cooking, but on a Friday I want something super simple to prepare so I can unwind and drink my pinot grigio! So, thank you to Closet Cooking for hooking me up with this gem.


Grilled shrimp on a stick, marinated in a chipotle lime marinade.
Serves: 4

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Marinate Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

•    1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
•    1-3 chipotle chilies in adobo, chopped
•    1-3 teaspoons adobo sauce
•    2 limes, juice and zest
•    2 cloves garlic, chopped
•    1 teaspoon cumin, toasted and ground
•    salt and pepper to taste

1.    Marinate the shrimp in the mixture of the remaining ingredients for at least 20 minutes.
2.    Skewer the shrimp and grill over medium-high heat until cooked, about 1-3 minutes per side.

Tip: Add the chipotles to the marinade one at a time and taste test for heat.

**Option: Add 1 tablespoon honey to the marinade.
**Option: Add 2 tablespoons cilantro to the marinade.
**Option: Add a splash of tequila to the marinade.

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