Citrus-Marinated Shrimp

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Main Ingredient: Seafood, Fruit
Menu Part: Entree
Cuisine Type: American
Serves: 6 servings

This shrimp is marinated in a grapefruit juice, garlic, ketchup, honey and red pepper flakes marinade. It serves well over pasta or rice.

Ingredients

1 cup frozen Florida grapefruit juice concentrate, thawed
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tbsp. cilantro or parsley, chopped
2 tsp. ketchup
1/4 tbsp. red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. honey
1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled, deveined
2 tsp. cornstarch
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 large red pepper, slivered
2 stalks celery, sliced diagonally, 1/4-in. thick
2 Florida grapefruits, peeled, sectioned

Steps

1. In medium bowl, combine grapefruit juice concentrate, garlic, cilantro or parsley, ketchup, honey, red pepper flakes and salt. Add shrimp and stir. Allow to marinate 20 mins., turning shrimp once. Drain shrimp and reserve marinade, combining with cornstarch.

2. In large non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and sauté 2 to 3 mins., or until shrimp begin to turn orange and are beginning to caramelize.

3. Add red pepper, celery and reserved marinade. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly, until shrimp is just cooked through and sauce has thickened slightly. Add grapefruit sections and heat 30 seconds.

4. Garnish with cilantro or parsley. Serve over rice or pasta.

Recipe by Florida Citrus Growers