Asian Shrimp Satay

A fragrant and enticing addition to your appetizer table.

Asian Shrimp Satay

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Asian Shrimp Satay


  • 24 6-inch wooden skewers
  • 4 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 48 medium to large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tbsp chopped green onion
  • 2 tbsp chopped peanuts


  1. Soak skewers in water for 30 minutes. In bowl, combine hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger and garlic. Add in shrimp, stirring to coat. Marinate shrimp in fridge for 2 hours.
  2. Thread 2 shrimp onto each skewer. Broil or barbeque shrimp for 2-3 minutes on each side. Sprinkle with onions, cilantro and peanuts. Makes 24.

Author: Sarah O'Sullivan & Debbie Beattie

Sarah O’Sullivan is a mom and the owner of Abato’s Italian Market in Port Hope. Debbie Beattie is also a mom and the owner of Higglety Pigglety in Port Hope.

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