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Shrimp with Cajun Remoulade Sauce
Piquant marinated and grilled shrimp is a lovely start to any barbecue.
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 tsp. minced garlic
2 tsp. minced shallot
1 Tbsp. minced cilantro
1 Tbsp. minced parsley
1 Tbsp. minced chives
1/2 hard-cooked egg, chopped
1 Tbsp. chopped capers
1 to 2 tsp. Cajun seasoning
Cayenne, salt and pepper to taste
3 garlic cloves, chopped
2 tsp. lime juice
2 Tbsp. minced basil
salt and pepper to taste
1 to 2 pounds large uncooked shrimp, peeled
For the sauce, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, shallot, cilantro, parsley, chives, egg, capers, Cajun seasoning, cayenne, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well.
For the shrimp, combine the garlic, shallots, lime juice, basil, salt and pepper in a shallow dish. Add enough oil to coat the shrimp and mix well.
Add the shrimp, stirring to coat well. Marinate in the refrigerator for 3 hours or longer; drain.
Grill the shrimp until opaque and pink. Serve with the sauce.
Serves four to eight