We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect Ana’s Grilled Garlic Shrimp over Coconut Rice with Mango Cucumber Salad and Guava Dressing. This dish qualifies as a Intermediate level recipe. It should take you about 1 hr 9 min to make this recipe. The Ana’s Grilled Garlic Shrimp over Coconut Rice with Mango Cucumber Salad and Guava Dressing recipe should make enough food for 6 servings.
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Ingredients for Ana’s Grilled Garlic Shrimp over Coconut Rice with Mango Cucumber Salad and Guava Dressing
- 3 cups long grain rice
- 2 cups coconut milk
- 2 cups water
- 1 teaspoon coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 pounds shrimp, raw
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon black or white pepper
- 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
- 2 fresh oranges, squeezed
- 6 cloves garlic, 3 pressed and 3 chopped
- 1/2 cup guava jelly
- 3 tablespoons any dark vinegar
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 4 fresh cucumbers, cut into chunks
- 1 tomato, diced
- 1 clove garlic, sliced
- 4 fresh mangoes, peeled and sliced
- Pinch black pepper
- 1/2 cup chopped scallions
Directions for Ana’s Grilled Garlic Shrimp over Coconut Rice with Mango Cucumber Salad and Guava Dressing
- Coconut Rice:
- Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, cover tightly, reduce heat to very low, and simmer for 20 minutes. Fluff rice when cooked.
- Marinated Garlic Shrimp:
- Clean and rinse shrimp in cold water. Place in a glass bowl. Add salt, pepper, vinegar, orange juice, and pressed garlic. Cover and let marinate for 20 minutes.
- Drain marinade from shrimp, add chopped garlic, and arrange shrimp on skewers. Grill until cooked, about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes on each side.
- Mango Cucumber Salad with Guava Dressing:
- In a glass bowl whisk jelly, vinegar, and lemon juice. Fold in cucumber, tomato, and garlic. Add mango, pepper, and scallions to mixture. Toss gently and keep chilled until served.
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Categories in this Recipe
- Shrimp Salad
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- Grilled Shrimp
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