Florida Orange Marinated Shrimp Salt Blocks Recipe

Ingredients

  • 18 head-on Shrimp, U-7
  • 1 ½ cups Florida Orange Juice
  • ½ cup rice wine vinegar
  • ½ cup sweet soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 bunch Thai basil, coarsely chopped
  • 4 Thai chiles, seeded, minced
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, minced

For Garnish

  • 18 Florida Orange Slices, if desired
  • 9 stalks lemongrass, cut in half, if desired
  • 18 dill sprigs, if desired

Equipment

  • 6 salt bricks*
    *Salt bricks can be purchased online.

Preparation

Florida Orange Marinated Shrimp Salt Blocks Recipe
Step 1:

Lay shrimp on their back; score the shell between the fins with a paring knife.  Combine remaining ingredients and place in a zipper-sealed plastic bag.

Step 2:

Add shrimp to Florida Orange Juice mixture; seal tightly and refrigerate overnight.

Step 3:

Place salt bricks on rack in oven. Preheat oven to 350° F.  Remove shrimp from Florida Orange Juice mixture.

Step 4:

Place shrimp on salt brick and cook for 6 to 8 minutes or until done, turning over while cooking.

Notes:

Salt bricks will become very hot; handle very carefully. Remove head from shrimp. Place Florida Orange Slices on serving plates. Cut lemon grass stalks in half; skewer cooked shrimp with lemon grass. Garnish with dill sprigs, if desired.

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.