Still Time for the Thrill of the Grill


This tasty dish has a bit of a kick, and that makes it an ideal pairing partner for Sauvignon Blanc, Orange Muscat or sparkling wine – white or rose.


* 2 lbs. jumbo shrimp, shelled and deveined

* 1 cup fresh lime juice

* 4 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced

* 2 tablespoons Tabasco

* 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar

* 2 tablespoons freshly-ground black pepper

* 1/2 cup orange marmalade

* 1/2 cup corn oil

* 4 cloves garlic, minced

* 2 teaspoons salt

* 4 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped


1. Mix oil, vinegar and lime juice in a sauce pan and heat on a medium setting.

2. Add marmalade, Tabasco, salt and black pepper, and mix well.

3. Add jalapeno peppers, cilantro and garlic. Remove from heat.

4. Arrange shrimp in a deep glass dish, pour marinade mixture over them, cover and refrigerate for 6 to 24 hours.

5. Grill to desired doneness.

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes
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