Shrimp with Mango Sauce

This wonderful summer inspired dish comes from My Columbian Recipes:


(4 skewers)

  • 24 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • salt and pepper

Mango Sauce:

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Crushed red pepper, to your taste
  • 1 cup mango pulp
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Pinch cumin
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh cilantro


To make the mango sauce:

1. Heat butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and garlic and cook until soft.

2. Add mango pulp and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often. Add the sugar, red pepper, cumin and cook over low heat for 10-15 minutes.

3. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle fresh cilantro and set aside.

To make the shrimp:

1. In a bowl, combine the olive oil, the cumin,onion powder, paprika salt and pepper. Add the shrimp, stir to coat and refrigerate for 15 minutes.

2.Heat a grill over medium-high heat. Remove the shrimp from the marinade and discard the marinade. Thread the shrimp onto skewers. Arrange the skewers on the grill and cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side.

3. Serve immediately with the mango sauce on top or the side.

Shrimp Skewers With Mango Sauce
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