Florida Orange Salt Block Shrimp

Ingredients

Nutrition Facts
Serving size2
Amount per serving
Calories
167
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat.8g 1%
    • Saturated Fat.2g 1%
  • Cholesterol68mg 23%
  • Sodium2604mg 113%
  • Total Carbohydrate24.4g 9%
    • Dietary Fiber.7g 3%
    • Total Sugars18.3g 37%
  • Protein13.6g 27%
  • Vitamin C21.2mg 24%
  • Calcium62mg 5%
  • Iron1.3mg 7%
  • Thiamin.1mg 8%
  • Folate51mcg 13%
  • Potassium445.5mg 9%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
  • 1 ½ cups Florida Orange Juice
  • 18 head-on shrimp, U-7
  • ½ cup rice wine vinegar
  • ½ cup sweet soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 bunch Thai basil, coarsely chopped
  • 4 Thai chiles, seeded and minced
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, minced

For Garnish

  • 18 Florida Orange slices
  • 9 stalks lemongrass, cut in half
  • 18 dill sprigs

Equipment

  • 6 salt blocks*

*Salt blocks can be purchased online.

Preparation

Florida Orange Salt Block Shrimp

1. Lay shrimp on their back and score the shell between legs with a paring knife.

2. Combine all other ingredients and place in a zipper-sealed plastic bag. Add shrimp to Florida Orange Juice mixture, seal tightly and refrigerate overnight.

3. Place salt blocks on oven rack and preheat oven to 350° F. Remove shrimp from Florida Orange Juice mixture.

4. Place shrimp on salt blocks and cook for 6 to 8 minutes or until done, turning once while cooking. Salt blocks will become very hot while cooking – handle with care.

5. Remove heads from shrimp.

6. Place Florida Orange slices on serving plates. Cut lemongrass stalks in half and skewer cooked shrimp with lemongrass. Garnish with dill sprigs if desired.