Camarones al Carbon: Grilled Tiger Shrimp with Two Sauces

Recipe courtesy Priscila Satcoff
TOTAL TIME: 40 min
Prep: 35 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 5 min
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: --

ingredients

  • 1/2 medium avocado peeled and pitted
  • 2 medium tomatillos, husks removed
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1 cup cold water, plus 1 cup for chipotle sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus 1/2 teaspoon for chipotle sauce
  • 3 medium plum tomatoes, roasted, peeled and seeded
  • 7 canned chipotles, seeds removed
  • 1 pound tiger shrimp (16-20 count peeled and deveined)
  • 1 medium fresh mango peeled and cut into thin wedges
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Directions

In a blender or food processor blend the avocado, tomatillos, cilantro, water and salt, until you get a smooth puree. Set aside. In a blender or food processor blend the tomatoes, chipotles, water and salt, until you get a smooth puree. Set aside.

Season the shrimp with salt and on a grill or broiler cook the shrimp until tender; (being careful not to overcook).

On a medium-size plate place the avocado sauce on half of the plate, and on the other half the tomato-chipotle sauce; garnish the plate with the mango slices and set the grilled shrimp between the 2 salsas.

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