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Grilled Shrimp in Banana-leaf Pouch
From Statesboro Market2Go
<p>A tasty little seafood pouch! Please consider leaving a picture or comment if you decide to try this recipe!</p>Source: MyRecipes.com (Entered by Ariana Giddens)
Step by Step Instructions
- Toss the shrimp with lime juice, then set them aside. Add 1/2 cup onion, 1/2 cup bell pepper, and the two garlic cloves to a food processor, then pulse until the vegetables are finely chopped up. Combine the blended mixture, the shrimp, the remaining onion & peppers, the basil, coriander, and hot sauce (if using) in a bowl. Season with salt & pepper to preference.
- Place one banana leaf on a 12- x 16-inch piece of aluminum foil. Spread half of the shrimp mixture in the center of the leaf. Cover it with a second banana leaf and another 12- x 16-inch piece of foil. Tightly roll all 4 edges of the foil to form a pouch. Repeat.
- Grill the foil pouches on a covered grill for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove the foil, cut a slit in the center of the leaf pouch, and season with cilantro before serving.
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