Grilled Lemon Chipotle Shrimp Skewers with Spanish Rice

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  • 4 hours
     Marinade Time
Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 10 min
Serves: 6
Grilled Lemon Chipotle Shrimp Skewers with Spanish Rice
Here's a zesty and festive way to serve these heroically proportioned shrimp that will make your guests' eyes pop and their taste buds dance! But you'll need to plan ahead in order to marinate your shrimp in the flavorful Lemon Chipotle Marinade. The Spanish Rice is an inspired way to serve this shrimp with a south-of-the-border twist. The rice can be created the old-fashioned way from scratch, if spending time in the kitchen is recreation for you. Or Omaha Steaks Spanish Rice provides you a tasty alternati
Ingredients
  • 1 Bag Omaha Wild White Shrimp Thawed
  • 12 Large Bambo Skewers
  • 1 recipe Lemon Chipotle Marinade (recipe below)
  • 2 tray Omaha Steaks Spanish Rice (or use recipe below)
Lemon Chipotle Marinade
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Rosemary, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper, ground
  • 2 Tbsp Canned Chipotle in Adobo Sauce, puréed
Spanish Rice
  • 4 each Plum Tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp Garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp Canned Chipotle in Adobo Sauce, puréed
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/3 cup Canola Oil
  • 1 cups Long Grain White Rice
  • 1/4 Cup Yellow Onion, chopped
Preparation
  1. In a gallon Zip Lock bag, add thawed Shrimp and Lemon Chipotle Marinade.
  2. Roll up bag to push air out of bag before sealing.
  3. Refrigerate shrimp for 4 hours.
  4. Divide shrimp into 6 portions and thread shrimp tail ends onto 6 skewers. Insert a second skewer through the head end of the shrimp so they are double skewered.
  5. Preheat grill to medium.
  6. Grill shrimp skewers for 3-4 minutes on each side. Discard marinade.
  7. Plate Spanish Rice. Remove skewers from grill and plate atop the bed of Spanish Rice.
Lemon Chipotle Marinade
  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Spanish Rice
  1. In a heavy skillet over high heat, place the tomatoes and char until their skins split.
  2. Transfer tomatoes to a blender or food processor and puree. Stir in cilantro.
  3. In a large saucepan, combine chicken broth, pureed tomatoes, garlic, chipotle purée, and salt. Bring to a slow boil.
  4. In a separate large sauce pan, heat oil over high heat until hot. Add rice and onions and sauté until grains are bright white or slightly brown; approximately 7-10 minutes.
  5. Add tomato mixture to saucepan with rice & onions. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove saucepan with rice from the heat, cover and let stand for 20 to 30 minutes stirring twice.
  7. Fluff rice with a fork. Keep warm until ready to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Calories300
Total Fat20g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol130mg
Sodium2310mg
Carbohydrates11g
Fiber1g
Protein18g

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