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Nothing is better than these wonderful shrimp with truffle oil!
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Grilled Shrimp with Truffle Oil Vinaigrette
Barbecue and Grilling
Yields: 4 servings
Prep time: 10 min
Grill time: 6 min
extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup white
1/4 cup fresh-squeezed
2 tablespoons chopped sweet
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Barbecue grill (oil hot grill to help prevent sticking).
Peel and devein the shrimp, leaving tails on. Using a sharp knife,
butterfly shrimp by cutting along the inner curve or underbelly about halfway (almost
completely through), leaving the tails firmly attached. Press the shrimp down flat like a
butterfly. Place prepared shrimp in a shallow dish and sprinkle with olive oil;
refrigerate, covered, until ready to cook.
In a medium bowl, combine white truffle oil, lemon juice, onion, and
parsley. Season to taste with salt and pepper; set aside.
When ready to cook, season the shrimp lightly with salt and pepper.
Place shrimp onto hot grill and cook approximately 2 minutes on one side; turn and cook
another 1 minute or until shrimp are opaque in center (cut to test). Remove from grill.
To serve, arrange shrimp (split sides up) on a serving plate.
Drizzle with a little of the vinaigrette. Place remaining vinaigrette in a small bowl and
place on plate for dipping.
Makes 4 servings.