Grilled Shrimp with Lemon Pesto Dip
by Vicki Brunsvold, Tastemaker in Residence
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Marinate 1 pound jumbo shrimp (16-20 count) peeled and deveined
2 Tbsp Swiss chard pesto
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 lemon, cut into wedges
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
- Place shrimp and rest of ingredients in zip lock bag and marinate for 30 minutes.
- Grill shrimp about 3 minutes per side. Serve with Lemon Pesto Dip.
Lemon Pesto Dip
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup Swiss chard pesto
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp capers, coarsely chopped
2 tsp lemon zest
2 tsp lemon juice
Salt and Pepper to taste
- Mix all ingredients and serve with grilled shrimp.
Cook's Note - This also partners well with oversized pretzels or chips