Shrimp and red onion of Tropea

Shrimp and red onion Tropea

Skewers of shrimp and red onion Tropea



  • shrimp, 24

  • red onions of Tropea, 2

  • Fresh lemongrass, 1

  • lemon, 1

  • extra vergin olive oil, to taste

  • salt, to taste

  • pepper, to taste

  • cane sugar, 1 tsp

  • garlic, 1 clove


  1. Chop with knife or a food processor the lemongrass and garlic then add oil, pepper, sugar and a tablespoon of lemon juice and mix well.

  2. Spread the mixture over the shrimp and let marinate for about 30 minutes in a covered container in the refrigerator .

  3. Cut onions in 16 pieces.

  4. Thread each skewer, alternating with each other, 3 shrimp and 2 pieces of onion.

  5. Season with oil and salt.

  6. Put on the grill for 5 minutes on both side.

  7. Serve hot with a drizzle of olive oil and lemon juice sprinkle.

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