Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Watermelon Lemongrass Glaze

Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Watermelon Lemongrass Glaze
A Light and Delicious Entree, Serves up enough glaze for 2 pounds of grilled shrimp.

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh lemongrass or 1 teaspoon dry shredded
  • ¼ cup extra dry vermouth
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce or to taste
  • 1 cup watermelon puree
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 lbs. skewered grilled shrimp

  1. Make the glaze by heating the oil in a 2- or 3-quart saucepan over medium high heat and in it saut? the garlic, ginger and lemongrass for a few minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to low and stir in the remaining ingredients.
  3. Divide the mixture in two, setting aside one half for serving as glaze/drizzle.
  4. Use the other half for basting or marinating the raw shrimp.
  5. Note: do not mix liquid from the two halves to avoid contaminating the glaze/drizzle.