Spicy, Wild Sesame Seed Shrimp

Still “lagged” but have to do something with myself, and I found a new plate at the supermarket.  Anyway this was easy; shrimp were in the freezer.

Spicy Wild Sesame Seed Shrimp

1 tbsp sunflower oil

1 tbsp sesame seed oil

2 large garlic cloves, coarsely chopped

1/2 tsp five spice powder

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 spring onion, halved a thinly sliced

2 tsp toasted wild sesame seeds

1/2 scotch bonnet, seeded and thinly sliced

Mix the oils, garlic, five spice, salt and pepper together, then pour over the shrimp, mix well and refrigerate for about 30 minutes.

Preheat a stove top grill on medium high and then grill the shrimp for about 2-3 minutes per side.  Sprinkle with the onion, sesame seeds and scotch bonnet.  Pass out the chopsticks and enjoy with big beers.

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25 Responses to Spicy, Wild Sesame Seed Shrimp

  1. Tessa says:

    Looks delicious! Pretty plate too!

  2. This dish health factor boost up with all the healthy ingredients with spicyness. Great !!

  3. ambrosiana says:

    So fresh and perfect for summer. I have to check out these wild sesame seeds since I have never heard of them!!

  4. I think French needs to be the lingua franca of food. Crevettes clears up the confusion between shrimp and prawns. Whatever they’re called they sound good:)

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  6. Mad Dog says:

    North or South Pole?
    Great looking shrimp and good plate find 😉

  7. any excuse to buy a plate!

  8. This looks yummy — and simple.

  9. Looks wonderful! I love spicy food. It definitely wakes me up when I feel a little out of it!

  10. That plate is quite festive and of course you find exactly the right dish to put in it!

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  12. I love this… spicy and wild with a wild plate.. the colors are very festive together!! My gosh, you always eat so well..

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