Grilled Shrimp and Green Pepper Skewers

A divine mixture of ketchup and Worcestershire sauce adds zest to grilled shrimp and green bell peppers.

Grilled Shrimp and Green Pepper Skewers
Photographed by Osamu Enomoto


Recipe by
Junko Takagi

Easy

Seafood

Vegetables

Party

70kcal

15minutes

Calorie count is per serving.

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 8 shrimp (small, head removed) (95 g)
  • 2 green peppers (80 g)
  • 1/4 clove garlic (small)
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of pepper
  • [Sauce]

    • 1 tbsp ketchup
    • 1/2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp red wine or sake
  • 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil

Directions

1

Cut the green peppers lengthwise in half. Remove the seeds and core and cut across into three equal pieces. Grate the garlic. Devein the shrimp, using a bamboo skewer or some other sharp tool. Pull off the legs and shell, leaving the tail and the tail-end segment on. Season with salt and pepper.

2

Combine the garlic and [sauce] ingredients in a bowl. Alternately thread three slices of green pepper and two shrimp on each skewer.

3

Pour the vegetable oil into a large frying pan and place over medium heat. Place the skewers and pan fry for 1-2 minutes. Turn over, cover with [sauce] and fry for another 1-2 minutes.

Advice

Pour the sauce evenly over the skewers, using a spoon.