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Recipe For Shrimp Skewers With Tzatziki, Spinach, and Feta

Sunday BBQ: Shrimp Skewers With Spinach and Feta

After overconsuming steak and burgers over the weekend, I'm ready to redeclare my devotion to Summer seafood. I love to serve shrimp and pineapple kebabs, but tonight I'm going to try something different: Greek-style barbecued shrimp skewers, marinated with licorice-tinged aniseed, then strewn over a spinach salad with feta cheese and tzatziki, a creamy yogurt, cucumber, and dill sauce. For a different kind of seafood grill-out, read more.

Shrimp Skewers With Tzatziki, Spinach, and Feta

Shrimp Skewers With Tzatziki, Spinach, and Feta

Recipe for Shrimp Skewers With Tzatziki, Spinach, and Feta 2010-07-09 13:58:27

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup Greek-style (2% or nonfat) yogurt
  2. 1 cup 1/4-inch cubes English hothouse cucumber
  3. 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  4. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice plus additional for drizzling
  5. 2 tablespoons chopped shallots
  6. 1 1/4 teaspoons aniseed, finely crushed, divided
  7. Olive oil (for brushing and drizzling)
  8. 1 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails left intact
  9. 8 cups baby spinach leaves
  10. 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  1. Mix Greek-style yogurt, cucumber, dill, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, shallots, and 3/4 teaspoon crushed aniseed in small bowl; season tzatziki generously with salt and pepper. Chill.
  2. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Brush grill with oil. Thread shrimp onto 4 metal skewers. Brush shrimp all over with olive oil; sprinkle with salt, pepper, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon crushed aniseed. Grill just until shrimp are opaque in center, about 3 minutes per side. Divide spinach among 4 plates; drizzle lightly with additional lemon juice and olive oil. Top each with 1 shrimp skewer. Spoon tzatziki over shrimp; sprinkle with feta cheese and serve.

Serves 4.

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