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Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Citrus Salsa

Whip up these delicious game day appetizers before you put the grill away for winter.

We’ve partnered with [Yellow Tail] PURE BRIGHT, Wine for All Occasions for the month of October, and we promise it’s all treats and no tricks. We look forward to sharing delicious recipes and wine cocktails, courtesy of Yellow Tail Wine. You can find last week’s post here, Warm Feta, Olive & Sun-Dried Tomato Spread.

Note: If using wood skewers, soak in water at least 10 minutes before threading shrimp.

GRILLED SHRIMP SKEWERS WITH CITRUS SALSA


Ingredients

Serves 4

Grilled Shrimp Skewers

  • 1 lime
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined (tail on or off)
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 skewers, about 12” long (if using wood skewers, pre-soak them in water)

Citrus Salsa

  • ½ cup orange segments, cut into small pieces
  • ½ cup diced fresh mango
  • ¼ cup finely chopped orange or yellow bell pepper 
  • 2 tbsp. orange juice
  • 3 tbsp. snipped fresh chives
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Zest the lime into a small bowl. Cover and set aside.
  2. Squeeze juice from lime and reserve.
  3. In large resealable plastic bag, mix olive oil, reserved lime juice, garlic, salt, red pepper flakes and pepper.  
  4. Add shrimp, seal bag and place in refrigerator. Marinate shrimp for at least 20 minutes, but not longer than 2 hours.
  5. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  6. Thread shrimp on skewers. 
  7. Place skewers on grill; cook 2 to 3 minutes per side or until shrimp are opaque and pink.
  8. Sprinkle shrimp with reserved lime zest and chopped parsley.

Citrus Salsa

  1. Combine ingredients in medium bowl. Serve with grilled shrimp.

Perfectly paired with PURE BRIGHT Sauvignon Blanc


Recipe courtesy [Yellow Tail] PURE BRIGHT

Warm Feta, Olive & Sun-Dried Tomato Spread

Cozy up to a hot fire with crusty bread, warm feta spread and Yellow Tail’s Pure Bright Chardonnay

We’ve been seeing this baked feta trend all over TikTok and couldn’t wait to try it ourselves. This recipe leaves so much room for improvisation, add your own favorite ingredients and make it uniquely yours.

Warm Feta, Olive & Sun-Dried Tomato Spread

Serves 4 to 6


Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup mixed olives (pitted)
  • ¼ cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil
  • ¼ cup chopped roasted red peppers 
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh oregano  
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 block (about 8 ounces) feta cheese, drained and patted dry 
  • Fresh lemon zest
  • 1 baguette, thinly sliced and toasted – Essential Baking Company Take & Bake Bread

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Place cheese in shallow baking dish that allows for some room around the cheese.
  3. Mix olives, sun-dried tomatoes and roasted peppers in medium bowl.
  4. Spoon olive mixture around feta cheese.
  5. In separate bowl, whisk together olive oil, garlic, oregano, lemon juice, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes.
  6. Pour the oil mixture over feta cheese and olives in baking dish.
  7. Bake 20 minutes; then turn oven to Broil setting. 
  8. Broil cheese about 2 minutes or until cheese begins to brown.
  9. Sprinkle with lemon zest and serve with toasted baguette slices.

Paired Perfectly with Yellow Tail’s Purge Bright Chardonnay – available at online retailers like Drizly and Total Wine for easy ordering.