Grilled green-curry shrimp garnished withlime is served as an appetizer. To make the rub, cumin, pepper, coriander, and caraway arecooked until they are aromatic, then pulsed in a food processor.

Martha Stewart Living, June 2000


Credit: John Blais

Recipe Summary

Serves 6 as an appetizer


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Instructions Checklist
  • Place the cumin, peppercorns, corianderseed, caraway seeds, and cloves in adry skillet. Place the skillet over mediumheat, moving it to keep seeds from burning,until the seeds are aromatic, about 3minutes. Transfer the seeds to a spicegrinder, and cool slightly. Pulse until finelychopped but not powdery. Transferthe mixture to a bowl, and stir in salt, garlicpowder, onion, and cilantro. Set thespice mixture aside.

  • Peel shrimp, leaving the tail and the lastsection of shell intact. Devein shrimp, and place in a bowl.

  • Heat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Sprinkle spice mixture over the shrimp, and stir to coat. Grill the shrimp until opaque and cooked through, about 3 minutes on each side. Serve shrimp immediately with lime wedges.