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Tandoori masala is a spice mixture that includes coriander, cumin, ginger, fenugreek, and pepper.


Recipe Summary

Makes 4 dozen


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Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk together all ingredients except shrimp and sesame seeds in a large nonreactive bowl. Add shrimp; stir to coat. Cover; refrigerate, and let marinate, tossing shrimp occasionally, 2 to 3 hours.

  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Cook shrimp in batches (do not crowd skillet), turning once, until pink and cooked through, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate. Repeat with remaining shrimp. Discard marinade. Sprinkle shrimp with sesame seeds.

Cook's Notes

Tandoori masala is available at specialty-food shops and Indian markets.


42 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 17
  • 2 star values: 14
  • 1 star values: 2