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Plank Grilled Shrimp With Summer Veggies & Pasta

Plank grilled shrimp w summer veggies & pasta

Summer splendor on a fork! This is the perfect meal for a hot summer day. Fresh, with a delicate balance of flavors. A little smoky from the planks, but not so as to overpower the veggies; a little subtle sweetness from the balsamic, peppery zip from the basil, and mini mouth-explosions from the salt. Great combination of crunch from the veggies, in contrast to the denser shrimp & al dente pasta. If you don’t have any black lava sea salt, substitute a salt that is fairly coarse. You can substitute any good-quality white balsamic. I used angel hair nests, because that’s what I had. I’d recommend you use regular loose angel hair, though; I think it would work better with this recipe. Shrimp cook fast, so don’t soak the planks very long. They need to get up to smoking rather quickly, and won’t really have time to burn up. Do get everything out & ready before cooking, too, as the cook time is so short.

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Ingredients:

Plank grilled shrimp w summer veggies & pasta - ingred
Cherry tomatoes, basil, & yellow bell pepper all from my garden!

1 lb. raw shrimp

alder planks to fit shrimp

1 yellow bell pepper

½ lb. cherry tomatoes

½ cup chopped sweet onion

¼ cup chopped fresh basil

4 oz. angel hair pasta

¼ tsp black lava sea salt (may substitute kosher or other large-flake salt)

honey ginger white balsamic for drizzling – about ¾ tsp, or to taste

¼ cup fresh, grated parmesan

Preparation:

1.) Set your planks to soak about ½ hour before cooking.

2.) Fill your pasta pot, add a little salt & olive oil, and bring to a boil. While the water heats, chop all the veggies, & the basil. Measure your parmesan, and have your balsamic out & ready.

summer veggies for shrimp

3.) Preheat the grill on high. You’ll want it as hot as it gets before you cook. Pat shrimp dry, and place on drained plank.

4.) Place the plank on the grill, and close the lid. Turn down to medium-high. Go right back inside & start the pasta cooking. Your angel hair will take about 3-4 minutes, and the shrimp 5-6 minutes.

5.) Place the drained pasta in a large serving bowl. Add shrimp, dust with black lava salt, and drizzle a little balsamic over it.

Plank grilled shrimp w summer veggies & pasta - salt

6.) Add the veggies & basil, & a little more balsamic. Stir, top with parmesan, & serve immediately.

Plank grilled shrimp w summer veggies & pasta serve

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Plank Grilled Shrimp With Summer Veggies & Pasta


Ingredients


1 lb. raw shrimp
alder planks to fit shrimp
1 yellow bell pepper
½ lb. cherry tomatoes
½ cup chopped sweet onion
¼ cup chopped fresh basil
4 oz. angel hair pasta
¼ tsp black lava sea salt (may substitute kosher or other large-flake salt)
honey ginger white balsamic for drizzling – about ¾ tsp, or to taste
¼ cup fresh, grated parmesan

Directions


1.) Set your planks to soak about ½ hour before cooking.
2.) Fill your pasta pot, add a little salt & olive oil, and bring to a boil. While the water heats, chop all the veggies, & the basil. Measure your parmesan, and have your balsamic out & ready.
3.) Preheat the grill on high. You’ll want it as hot as it gets before you cook. Pat shrimp dry, and place on drained plank.
4.) Place the plank on the grill, and close the lid. Turn down to medium-high. Go right back inside & start the pasta cooking. Your angel hair will take about 3-4 minutes, and the shrimp 5-6 minutes.
5.) Place the drained pasta in a large serving bowl. Add shrimp, dust with black lava salt, and drizzle a little balsamic over it.
6.) Add the veggies & basil, & a little more balsamic. Stir, top with parmesan, & serve immediately.

 

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