Peppery Grilled Shrimp (Tom Nuong Toi Xa Ot)

Peppery Grilled Shrimp (Tom Nuong Toi Xa Ot)
Photo by Lisa Romerein


  • ¼ cup finely chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh lemon grass
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon Asian red chili sauce, such as Sriracha
  • 1/3 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves, sliced into thin slivers
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled (leave tails intact) and deveined
  • + 5 more ingredients
    • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 6 wooden skewers (6 in. each), soaked in water
    • 5 tablespoons minced garlic (about 10 large cloves)

1. In a medium bowl, whisk together lemon grass, garlic, chili sauce, fish sauce, sugar, olive oil, lime juice, pepper, and green onions. Add shrimp and toss to coat. Let marinate 15 minutes at room temperature or up to 1 hour in the refrigerator. 2. Prepare a gas or charcoal grill for high heat ...

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