Appetizers / Snacks
Spicy Shrimp Satay with Lime-Marinated Cucumbers
Forget the typical snack table fare and take your next party to new heights with these zesty skewers.
Satay is a popular Indonesian street food because of its portability, versatility, and simple quick-cooking construction. And when it comes to summer food, always turn to the people who really know hot weather. This satay consists of shrimp tossed in a zesty cilantro-lime marinade, then threaded on skewers. Grill them on an outdoor grill, or bring the party inside and use a grill pan to cook the shrimp. Serve with lime-marinated cucumbers for a fresh and healthy snack.
FOR THE SATAY, BLEND:
FOR THE CUCUMBERS, TOSS:
For the satay, blend cilantro, shallots, ginger, lemon zest, lime zest, lime juice, coriander, cumin, black pepper, garlic, and serranos in a food processor until minced; scrape sides of bowl and season with salt. With machine running, drizzle in 3 Tbsp. oil. Transfer paste to a bowl, add shrimp, and marinate in the refrigerator 1 hour.
For the cucumbers, toss together cucumbers, 3 Tbsp. lime juice, and 1 Tbsp. sugar; season with salt. Let cucumber sit in mixture 1 hour.
Preheat grill to high. Brush grill grate with oil.
Serve satay with cucumbers and Pineapple-Pepper Relish.
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 114mg 38%
Sodium 518mg 21%
Carbs 9g 3%
Fiber 1g 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.