Shrimp with Cilantro and Pistachios

I saw this Martha Stewart recipe on Pinterest and made it the same night.

Last week I made it again but changed it up a bit — I doubled the recipe & used pistachios instead of peanuts.

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

It’s a cinch to make and delicious. Win Win.

I used 2 pounds of Key West Pink shrimp.

Leave the shells on but devein them by cutting down the back of the shrimp with kitchen shears.

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

Drizzle with canola oil, season with salt and pepper, and put them in the refrigerator until you are ready to grill.

They will cook fast so it is better to have the sauce prepped before cooking.

Zest a couple of limes:

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

Add the juice:

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

Sugar and fish sauce.

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

Chop a bunch of scallions:

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

Cilantro:

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

And pistachios.

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

Now you are ready to cook the shrimp.

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

This is a fast cook — just a couple of minutes on each side.

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

When they look like this they are ready to eat.

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

Put the grilled shrimp into a big bowl.

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

Toss with the lime/fish sauce mixture and then the scallions, cilantro and pistachios.

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

Pile the shrimp onto a big plate and serve with warm fresh bread.

Forks and knives are not needed.

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

Just peel, eat, and lick your fingers.

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

This is an easy and flavorful dish that would be perfect for your next party or a fun family dinner.

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime & Pistachios

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