Oven Baked Shrimp Kabobs With Vegan Aji Verde Sauce

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by Eating Works @eatingworks
4 People
30 min

Some of the best dinners are the quickest. This Baked Shrimp Skewers with Vegan Aji Verde Sauce recipe is just as satisfying as it is fast! You’ll have it on the table in 15 minutes or less! These shrimp skewers are soy free, gluten free, plant based and clean.

There aren’t that many dinners that not only impress everyone but also take only minutes to make. This shrimp dish is one of them! I always prepare this dish for last minute get togethers.

Ingredients Substitutions

  • Cilantro: You can Also use Basil or double the parsley
  • Lemon Juice: Lime juice also works 
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: Red, white, champaign and wine vinegar also work
  • Fresh Garlic: Garlic powder will also work (1/2 tsp)
  • Tahini: Mayonnaise or Sour Cream (if not vegan or dairy free)
Oven Baked Shrimp Kabobs With Vegan Aji Verde Sauce
Recipe details
  • 4  People
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 30 min
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For the Aji Verde Sauce
  • 1 bunch Cilantro
  • 1 handful Parsley Leaves
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Lemons juiced
  • 1/3 C Tahini
  • 1/4 Jalapeno seeds removed
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/3 C Water
For the Oven Baked Shrimp Kabobs
  • 1 lb Shrimp devined and cleaned
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper
For the Shrimp Kabobs
Soak the kabobs in water for 10 minutes. Preheat the oven to 325.
Skewer the shrimp onto the kabobs and set on a foil-lined sheet pan. Season with salt pepper and drizzle with olive oil.
Place in the oven for 7 minutes.
Flip the kabobs and cook for another 4 minutes or until the shrimp are opaque.
For the Sauce
In a high speed blender combine the cilantro, parsley, garlic, vinegar, lemon juice, tahini, jalapeno and water. Blend until smooth.
  • Pro Tip: Freeze the sauce in ice trays for single serving portions. The shrimp should only be kept in the oven for one or two days. They get tough and dry when reheated so you can enjoy them cold over a salad. They usually taste best the second they get out of the oven.
  • Make Ahead: You can always prepare the skewers and the sauce ahead of time. Pop the skewers into the toaster oven for 7 minutes at 325 degrees right before serving.
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