Northgate Market

GRILLED CHIPOTLE CHORIZO CHICKEN SAUSAGE & SHRIMP

GRILLED CHIPOTLE CHORIZO CHICKEN SAUSAGE & SHRIMP

30 minutes
Serves 6

Ingredients

Skewers
Chipotle Chorizo Chicken Sausage, sliced 1/2 inch thick
1 (12 oz) package
shrimp, deveined
1 lb.
fresh pineapple, cut into 1 inch chunks
1 cup
large green pepper, cut into 1 inch chunks
1/2
large red pepper, cut into 1 inch chunks
1/2
large orange pepper, cut into 1 inch chunks
1/2
small zucchini, cut in 1/2 slices
1
olive oil
2 tbsp.
lime, rind grated
1
Lime Marinade
fresh limes, juice both
2
jalapeño pepper, seeded and cut into chunks
1
garlic cloves
5
olive oil
2 tbsp.
smoked paprika
1/4 tsp.
ground cumin
1/4 tsp.
salt
1/4 tsp.
black pepper
1/2 tsp.
brown sugar
2 tsp.
Saffron Couscous
extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp.
Israeli couscous
12 oz.
white onion, diced in 1/4 inch chunks
1/2 cup
saffron
1 tsp.
white wine
1/2 cup
boiling water
3 1/4 cups

Easy Directions

  1. Lime Marinade: Combine all ingredients in food processor. Puree until fine. Set aside.
  2. Saffron Couscous: Coat a medium sauce pan with olive oil and sauté the Israeli couscous and white onion over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add the Saffron, sauté for an additional 2 minutes. Lower the heat and add the white wine. Slowly add the boiling water. Cover and cook for 12 minutes or until couscous is light and fluffy.
  3. Combine olive oil, green, red, & orange peppers. Coat vegetables well and pre-grill for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Assemble skewers; slide one piece al fresco Chipotle Chorizo Chicken Sausage onto skewer, followed by pineapple, green pepper, shrimp, orange pepper, zucchini, and red pepper. Repeat pattern until skewer is full. Marinate in lime marinade, refrigerated for 1 hour.
  5. Grill over a medium high flame, use a pastry brush to baste skewers with any free lime marinade. Grill 5 – 7 minutes per side or until shrimp turn opaque in color.