Grilled Shrimp with Smoky Red Pepper Dip

15 minutes


6 people

Simple grilled shrimp are lightly seasoned and then paired with a silky and smoky roasted pepper dip in this crowd pleasing yet easy party app. Jarred roasted peppers are the secret to the so-simple yet so-delicious dip. It’s also delicious with veggie dippers, as a sandwich spread or spooned over grilled chicken or fish for dinner.

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2 cups roasted peppers rinsed and drained
1 tablespoon walnut oil
1 clove garlic finely chopped
1 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
Optional garnish: chopped fresh oregano or parsley
1 lb large shrimp peeled and deveined
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
Nutritional Information
92kcal Calories
6g Carbohydrates
1g Protein
7g Fat
2209mg Sodium
232mg Potassium
2g Fiber
1345IU Vitamin A
65.6mg Vitamin C
57mg Calcium
1.7mg Iron


To make dip:
Purée roasted peppers, walnut oil, smoked paprika, cumin, and salt in a food processor and serve garnished with optional oregano and parsley. May be made up to 2 days ahead.
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To make shrimp:
Toss shrimp with olive oil, additional 1/2 tsp smoked paprika and 1/4 tsp kosher salt.
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Coat a grill or grill pan with cooking spray and heat over high heat. Grill shrimp for 2 minutes per side or until firm.
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Cool to room temperature and serve with dip.
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If you're really in a hurry? Just swap in pre-cooked steamed shrimp to serve with the dip on small skewers.

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