Shrimp with a Basil-Mint Dipping Sauce

Posted at 11:37 AM, Sep 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-02 16:59:44-04
  • 1 large bunch fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup packed mint leaves
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 teaspoons honey or sugar
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • 1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

Place the basil and the next eight ingredients (through Yogurt or sour cream) in a blender with salt and pepper. Pulse until smooth. Add additional salt and pepper, if needed. Set aside.

Preheat the grill to medium-high. In a large bowl, toss shrimp in the canola oil. Season with salt and pepper. Grill the shrimp for 1 minute on each side for cooked shrimp and 2 minutes for raw shrimp or until just cooked through. Remove from the grill.

Serve shrimp immediately with the Basil-Mint Dipping Sauce.

Sponsor: Dan’s Market