Mojito shrimp. Marinate shrimp in a combination of fresh herbs, juices, rum, lime zest, salt, and sugar for a fresh, tropical take on the classic mojito. If you like Mojitos you will like this marinade for shrimp. Although, roasting is also great for shrimp.
Ingredients of Mojito shrimp
- It’s 1/4 cup of white rum.
- You need 1/4 cup of mint leaves, coarsely chopped.
- You need 1/4 cup of lime juice.
- Prepare 2 tbsp of olive oil.
- You need 1 tbsp of sugar.
- Prepare of zest of 2 limes.
- You need 1.5 tsp of salt.
- Prepare 1 lb of shrimp.
- Prepare of cilantro, diced.
Grill or broil and you'll have a fabulously delicious Cuban. I often cook shrimp in lemon and garlic but wanted to think about what else goes well with the flavor of shrimp. Shrimp are marinated in a mojito-style marinade (featuring lime juice and tamari), then sautéed with scallion and herbs. They're served atop coconut- and sesame seed-studded rice.
Mojito shrimp instructions
- Whisk together rum, mint, oil, sugar, lime zest, cilantro, and salt.
- Add shrimp, coat with mixture, and let stand for 10 minutes.
- Skewer shrimp and grill or boil until bright pink and sizzling.
Whisk together rum, mint, oil, sugar, lime zest, cilantro, and salt. Simple to make and quick to cook, these snappy shrimp are inspired by the cocktail of the same name, and the marinade includes many of the same ingredients. Mojito is one of my favorite cocktails, is the one that for me really screams SUMMER. The shrimps are also marinated with the lime and the mint. So the flavors will all fuse together in a perfect match.