Tex-Mex Grilled Scampi

Tex-Mex Grilled Scampi Category Barbeque 
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Ingredients And Procedures

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

2 tablespoons tequila

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

2 jalape?o or serrano chiles -- sliced thin

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 pound medium shrimp -- in shells

***COCKTAIL SAUCE*** 1/2 cup bottled chili sauce

2 tablespoons minced jalape?o or serrano chiles

1 tablespoon prepared horseradish

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

1 tablespoon tequila

1. Combine lime juice, tequila, oil, sliced chiles, salt and shrimp in medium bowl; toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.

2. Make Cocktail Sauce: Combine all ingredients in small bowl. Makes 3/4 cup.

3. Heat grill. Thread shrimp on 6 skewers. Grill over medium-hot heat 2 to 3 minutes per side, until opaque. Serve with Cocktail Sauce. Makes 4 servings.

Shrimp takes only minutes to grill, so have the rest of your menu ready--you'll want to dig in as soon as the shrimp is done.

Prep time: 15 minutes plus marinating Cooking time: 6 minutes Degree of difficu lty: easy Low-fat Low-calorie

MC formatted by Barb at Possum Kingdom using MC Buster 2.0g & SNT on 8/17/98

Downloaded from Ladies Home Journal Web Pages at http://www.lhj.com

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