You are here: Home » Recipes » Spicy Thai Basil and Lime Marinated Jumbo Shrimp Spicy Thai Basil and Lime Marinated Jumbo Shrimp Recipe by Our Cookbook CollectionKitchen Tested Yield 4 servings Prep 15 mins Cook 5 mins Unforgettable Thai flavors for grilled shrimp. PrintEmail Ingredients 24 jumbo tiger shrimp (about 10 per pound)1/4 cup fish sauce1/4 cup fresh lime or lemon juice1/3 cup palm sugar or granulated sugar1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 large garlic clove, finely grated1/4 cup packed fresh Thai basil, mint or cilantro leaves, minced1 to 2 Thai chilies, stemmed, seeded and minced Instructions Using a paring knife, cut through back shell of each shrimp. Remove dark vein. Run your forefinger between shell and flesh of each shrimp, separating but not removing shell from flesh. In a large bowl, combine fish sauce, lime juice and sugar; whisk until sugar is dissolved. Add oil, garlic, basil and chili. If you wish, pour marinade in a blender and pulse until smooth. Place shrimp and marinade in a large zip-top plastic bag. Squeeze out air, seal, and shake to coat shrimp evenly. Refrigerate for 4 hours, turning bag every 30 minutes. Prepare a charcoal or gas grill to high. Grill shrimp, turning frequently, until evenly pink and golden on both sides, 2 to 3 minutes. Reprinted with permission from Corinne Trang’s The Asian Grill (Chronicle Books, 2006).