Three words-Old Bay Seasoning. I am obsessed. It all started when I was reading Coconut and Lime and saw these fantastic looking shrimp. I knew I was going to love the seasoning for the packaging alone. I'd heard of it before when people were talking about crab bakes but I had never actually come across it until the other day. We were at a fish monger that we don't usually frequent and there it sat, bright yellow screaming my name. I was so excited.
I knew the first thing I was going to make with Old Bay would be Coconut and Limes' shrimp and it was. Why no photo of them you ask? Because they were so outrageously good that I couldn't stop stuffing my face long enough to take a photo. I will next time and that will be soon, trust me. Since the weather has been nice here we've been using the Old Bay Seasoning with grilled shrimp like every other day. They are the best grilled shrimp we've ever had. Seriously, I can't get enough of this stuff. I want to put it on everything . I'm trying to show restraint though because I once went hog wild with Fleur De Sel and now my boyfriend refuses to eat it. I can get obsessive like that.
1 lb raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 TBS butter
1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
Soak wooden skewers for about 15 minutes in water. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. After the skewers have soaked, thread the shrimp onto the skewers. Melt the butter and Old Bay Seasoning together. Brush all sides of the shrimp with the butter mixture. Place all the skewers on the grill. Grill 2 minutes on one side, turn the skewers over and grill 2 more minutes. Remove the skewers from the grill and serve.
Sunday, August 24, 2008