Grilled Shrimp with Roasted Garlic

Grilled Shrimp with Roasted Garlic

A quick and tantalising starter, packed with Mediterranean goodness!
 
Total Time: 20 minutes
Prep: –
Cook: –
Ingredients Serves 4
Grilled Shrimp with Roasted Garlic
Shrimp
650g
Salt and pepper
To taste
Roasted garlic and cilantro sauce
Small head garlic
1
Cilantro, chopped
1 cups
Lime
1
Dry white wine
1 tbsp
Olive oil
3 tbsp
Chili sauce
2 tbsp
Method
Grilled Shrimp with Roasted Garlic

Step 01

Preheat oven to 200°C.
Step 02
Peel, devein and rinse the shrimps. Pat it dry and season with salt and pepper. Place the shrimps in the fridge until ready to grill.
Roasted garlic and cilantro sauce
Step 01
Trim the top of the garlic head off but leave the garlic intact. Drizzle a generous amount of olive oil and roast it for 15 minutes or until slightly tender and fragrant.
Step 02
Remove it from the oven and let it cool briefly. Peel and crush garlic as fine as possible.
Step 03
To prepare the sauce, combine the roasted garlic with cilantro, lime juice, white wine, olive oil, and chili sauce. Whisk together and set aside.
Step 04
When ready, lightly oil the cast iron or grill to medium high heat. Coat the shrimps with olive oil and grill for 3-4 minutes on each side. Char the shrimps but be careful not to overcook it.
Step 05
Remove it from the grill to a bowl and dress it well with the roasted garlic and cilantro sauce.
Step 06
Serve shrimps with pasta or rice.

Alternatively, you can even serve it with your favourite crusty bread.