Quick Draw Shrimp on the Grill
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Marinate a pound of medium sized shrimp for about two hours before you're ready to fire up the grill. On a grill mat these delights will cook in about six minutes ... OR LESS. Don't walk away, because you don't want to overdo them. Delicious "super fast food" for hot weather.
  • 1 lb. medium (41-50) shrimp --shelled, no tails
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. dark brown sugar
  • ¾ Tbsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 ounce bourbon
  • ½ cup catsup
  • 1¾ Tbsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 T Tabasco
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  1. Warm vinegar, catsup, and bourbon in sauce pan on stove.
  2. Stir in other ingredients.
  3. Warm together (not boiling) for 10 minutes.
  4. Allow to cool slightly, then store in bottle with tight fitting lid in refrigerator.
  5. Shake occasionally over 1-2 days before using. Stores for two months plus in refrigerator.
  6. Use as North Carolina-style BBQ sauce or marinade as in this recipe.
  7. Drain shrimp and place in zipper storage bag.
  8. Add olive oil and 1½ Tbsp. of BBQ/Marinade.
  9. Put back on ice and allow to marinate for at least two hours.
  10. Place grill mat on grill.
  11. Preheat grill to 350 F.
  12. Spray cooking oil on mat.
  13. Using tongs to let shrimp drip off in bag, place single layer on grill mat.
  14. Stay at the grill!
  15. As soon as shrimp show first sign of pink underneath, turn them over. (less than 3 minutes)
  16. Grill until underside is pink (less than 3 minutes).
  17. Take the shrimp off and serve hot or cold with cocktail sauce.
Recipe by 50 Campfires at https://50campfires.com/quick-grilling-recipes/