Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Tamarind Orange Chutney

Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Tamarind Orange Chutney
Staff Writer
Florida Department of Citrus

This summer shrimp recipe uses bold flavors like tamarind, coriander, ginger, and sriracha to make your next barbecue unforgettable. Shrimp lovers everywhere will be lining up for more.

6
Servings
615
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the shrimp

  • 1/2 Cup garam masala
  • 3 Tablespoons coriander
  • 2 Tablespoons turmeric
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • One 2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1-2 Teaspoon Sriracha sauce
  • 4 Pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined

For the chutney

  • 2 Cups orange juice
  • 16 Ounces tamarind purée
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons ice-cold water
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 oranges, segmented
  • 1 Tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1 Tablespoon cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon ginger, grated
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped cilantro

Directions

For the shrimp

Combine the garam masala, coriander, turmeric, garlic, ginger, and Sriracha sauce in a food processor and purée until smooth. Rub the mixture onto the shrimp and marinate for 30 minutes. Grill the shrimp and serve with the tamarind chutney (recipe below). 

 

For the chutney

Heat the orange juice, tamarind purée, and red onion in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil.  Lower the heat and cook until the mixture is reduced by about 1/3. In a small bowl, whisk together the water and cornstarch until dissolved. Then, whisk in 1 cup of the hot orange juice mixture and pour the cornstarch mixture into a saucepan.

Add the oranges, coriander, cumin, ginger, and cilantro to saucepan. Stir well and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. When the mixture reaches a boil, remove the saucepan from the heat and let it cool before serving it with the shrimp.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
120g
100%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
147g
100%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
113µg
16%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
34mg
45%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
33µg
37%
Calcium, Ca
85mg
9%
Choline, total
22mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
8g
32%
Folate, total
42µg
11%
Iron, Fe
6mg
33%
Magnesium, Mg
80mg
25%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
140mg
20%
Selenium, Se
4µg
7%
Sodium, Na
1388mg
93%
Water
331g
12%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Grilled Shrimp Shopping Tip

It may be tempting to buy peeled, deveined shrimp, but if you're going to be grilling them, you'll get juicier shrimp if you leave the shell on.

Grilled Shrimp Cooking Tip

Make sure to thoroughly rinse and dry the shrimp before cooking them.