Sharing Aloha certainly means enjoying a good meal with friends. These shrimp skewers combine everything I love about Hawaiian cuisine....a bit of sweet, a bit of spicy and of course, shrimp.
Make these as appetizers or as a main meal with a side of rice and a tossed salad served with last week's papaya dressing.
5 tablespoons soy sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 can Dole pineapple chunks; reserve juice
salt and pepper
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika
Directions:In a large bowl combine soy sauce, garlic, half the juice from the can of pineapple, salt and pepper, red pepper flakes, brown sugar, ginger and smoked paprika. Remove 2-3 tablespoons of marinade and set aside.
Add the cleaned shrimp to the mix. Let marinade for as long as possible (preferably over-night).
To assemble: place two shrimp on the skewer vertically then add a piece of pineapple. Keep alternating until the skewer is full. Now they are ready for the grill.
Place them on a hot grill and cook for 10 minutes, flipping occasionally. Baste skewers while cooking with the reserve marinade.