Grilled Pesto Shrimp Skewers
1 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
1 clove garlic
1/4 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano
3 tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 lbs jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined (weight after peeled)
kosher salt and fresh pepper to taste
7 wooden skewers
In a food processor pulse basil, garlic, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper until smooth. Slowly add the olive oil while pulsing.
Combine raw shrimp with pesto and marinate a few hours in a bowl. Soak
wooden skewers in water at least 20 minutes (or use metal ones to avoid
this step). Thread shrimp onto 7 skewers.