10 Labor Day Grill Favorites

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Spicy Shrimp
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Serves a bunch of shrimp
1/3 cup Sriracha
1/3 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
3 cloves ... more 
Photo by: James Ransom
Spicy Shrimp
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Serves a bunch of shrimp
1/3 cup Sriracha
1/3 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1 handful cilantro, roughly chopped, plus more for garnish
1 teaspoon sugar
Salt
Freshly ground black pepper
2 pounds large shrimp (16 to 20 count), peeled and deveined

1. Mix together the Sriracha, olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, cilantro, and sugar. Season aggressively with salt and pepper. Put in a 1-gallon plastic bag, add the shrimp, and mix together in the bag. Marinate in the fridge for 2 to 4 hours. Or longer.
2. Heat a grill. Skewer the shrimp (4 to 6 shrimp per skewer) and grill until pink and delicious, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
3. Remove the shrimp from the grill. Watch them get devoured. less 
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