Sep 3

Sweet & Spicy Grilled Shrimp Recipe with Marmalade Molasses Sauce


Sweet & Spicy Grilled Shrimp Recipe with Marmalade Molasses Sauce

I fancy myself as a hardy sort of gal. You know, going for more than a day without my favorite sparkling water or only packing four pairs of shoes for a vacation. Tough girl, right? Yeah, yeah…just kidding. Truth be told, I’m more likely to run an extra mile in the rain just to feel like a kid for a few more minutes, than to run home at the slightest hint of a drizzle. After all, I did grow up in Vancouver. The city didn’t get lush and green by sporting endless sunny days and warm temperatures.

So, when fall hits and rain threatens, you’ll still find me standing at the grill. Of course, an umbrella will be involved. No self-respecting Vancouverite is ever found sans umbrella.

Sweet & Spicy Grilled Shrimp Recipe with Marmalade Molasses Sauce

These grilled shrimp are well worth getting rained on for. The sauce is a sweet, spicy and tangy mix of orange marmalade, molasses, fresh lime juice and cayenne pepper. Simply whisk together the sauce, baste the shrimp on skewers and quickly grill it over a hot flame for a couple of minutes. You can serve them as appetizers or on top of brown rice, accompanied by a side of stir-fried vegetables for a quick meal.

Sweet & Spicy Grilled Shrimp Recipe with Marmalade Molasses Sauce

All of the credit for this recipe goes to Colleen of the blog, Souffle Bombay. Be sure to check out her other recipes, such as Zucchini Parmesan Cakes and Banana Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting. You won’t be disappointed!

For the grilled shrimp recipe, head over to the Tasty Kitchen blog


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1 Cathy @ Noble Pig September 3, 2012 at 9:09 am

Living in Oregon, I have stood many a time over the grill in the rain..umbrella… biggie right? These shrimp sound amazing with that awesome sauce.


2 Karen R September 3, 2012 at 9:12 am

I love shrimp…this recipes is a must try.


3 Barbara | Creative Culinary September 3, 2012 at 10:42 am

I admit my grill is under a covered porch but still…I’ve grilled in a blizzard; that counts as hardy right? :)

I don’t think I made a bbq sauce without molasses…I just love the rich flavor it imparts. Sweet + heat always wins in my book and this absolutely qualifies!


4 Jen @ Savory Simple September 3, 2012 at 10:53 am

These are perfection. They’ve moved right to the top of my dinner list this week. I envy your love of running, by the way. I just can’t seem to get into it. I’ll do it, but I’d rather be online or in the kitchen.


5 Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch September 3, 2012 at 11:58 am

Yum, Dara. These have my mouth watering.


6 Pretend Chef September 3, 2012 at 4:17 pm

Grilled shrimp are my favorite. Perfect! Yummy!


7 Jamie | My Baking Addiction September 3, 2012 at 5:05 pm

I love grilled shrimp and we actually brave Ohio winters to get our grill on! I hope you had a great weekend, Dara!


8 Kristen September 3, 2012 at 7:08 pm

Long live grilling – my husband will stand outside in 3 feet of snow and still grill!
These look delicious, Dara!


9 Minnie(@thelady8home) September 3, 2012 at 7:47 pm

Shrimps and spicy, thats just my kind of recipe. 😀 Have to try this out.


10 addie @ culicurious September 4, 2012 at 11:45 am

these shrimp would definitely be worth getting all wet for 😉


11 Kevin (Closet Cooking) September 8, 2012 at 1:08 pm

These would make for some really tasty party food!


12 מתכונים September 12, 2012 at 6:03 am

Who does not love seafood??!! Perfect Recipe


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