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Shrimp Skewers


Throw this great skewer recipe on the grill this weekend for a quick and easy dinner!


8 Large shrimp, peeled and deveined.  Leave tail on if desired

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 red pepper, cut into 8 pieces

1 ripe, but firm Hass avocado, sliced into 8 wedges

Lemon juice (from 1 lemon)

Coarse salt


1.  Soak 8 wooden skewers in water (about 30 minutes)

2.  Heat grill to medium-high

3.  Toss shrimp with olive oil and lemon juice, season with salt and cayenne pepper

4.  Put 1 shrimp, 1 piece of pepper  and 1 avocado wedge on each skewer

5.  Grill, until shrimp are cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes per side

6.  Enjoy!

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