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Cilantro-Grilled Shrimp with Sesame Cabbage


The sesame cabbage provides a nice balance of flavor with the cilantro.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2003


  • 6 cups (1 head) napa cabbage, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, plus wedges for serving
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 32 medium shrimp (about 1 pound), peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup Asian Cilantro Sauce


  1. Heat grill to high. In a large bowl, toss cabbage with canola oil, lime juice, and sesame seeds. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. Thread shrimp on 8 skewers. Place in a shallow dish; toss with 1/4 cup Asian Cilantro Sauce. Season with salt and pepper. Grill until opaque, 2 to 4 minutes per side.

  3. Serve the shrimp skewers with sesame cabbage, remaining 1/4 cup cilantro sauce, and lime wedges.

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