Recipe from the Sensual Kitchen: Blood Orange Shrimp

shrimpBlood Orange Shrimp

4 Tbl. key lime juice

2/3 cup/168 gm frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed slightly

1 1/2 Tbl. soft crystallized ginger, finely chopped

3 Tbl. lemon curd

1/4 cup + 2 Tbl./89 gm brown sugar

1/4 cup/85 gm honey

10 drops lime (Citrus medica) essential oil

30 drops blood orange or orange (Citrus aurantium var. sinensis per.) essential oil

40-50 raw shrimp

Soak 10 wooden skewers in water.

Mix the first five ingredients together in a medium size bowl and set aside.

Warm the honey, then add the essential oils to the honey.  When incorporated, add honey to the bowl.

Stir together, then add cooked thawed shrimp and let marinate in the refrigerator for a few hours.

Set oven shelf so that the broiler pan is about 7”/18 cm below the flame.  Place 4 to 5 shrimp on each skewer and broil in oven 5 to 7 minutes on each side.

Serves 10

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