Skewered Shrimp & Black Bean-Lemon Rice

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Skewered Shrimp with Black Bean-Lemon Rice

Serves 4


3/4 c. Pompeian Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1/4 c. Pompeian Red Wine Vinegar

3 Tbsp. lemon juice

2 medium garlic cloves, minced

1 1/2 tsp. salt

3/4 tsp. coarsely ground black pepper



24 large raw, headless, peeled shrimp, with tails on (about 1 pound)

24 whole green onions, trimmed to 6 inches in length

24 cherry tomatoes

2 poblano chili peppers, seeded and cut into 24 pieces

8 12-inch bamboo skewers, soaked in water



3 c. hot cooked brown rice

15 ounces canned black beans, rinsed and drained

1/4 c. chopped cilantro

3 tsp. grated lemon zest


Whisk marinade ingredients in small bowl. Reserve 1/2 c. mixture in separate bowl and set aside. Place shrimp in a resealable plastic bag, pour marinade over shrimp, seal tightly and coat well. Refrigerate 30 minutes, turning frequently.

Remove shrimp from marinade (reserving marinade). Place shrimp on skewers, alternating with tomatoes, chilies and onions (folded in half).

Preheat grill on high heat. Brush skewers with reserved marinade and cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until shrimp are opaque in center.

Place remaining marinade in a small saucepan on the grill to heat slightly. Toss rice with black beans, cilantro and lemon zest.

To serve: Top rice with skewers and spoon remaining marinade over skewers.

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