gonna be a wood fire burning tonight in the Weber

Discussion in 'Non-fish Seafood' started by uncle_lar, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. uncle_lar

    uncle_lar Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Loaded the Weber Genisis with some cherry and Hickory tonight

    here's the fare!

    here's the sauce

    full menu is:
    fire grilled shrimp with Uncle Lars sauce, soon to be world famous potatoes, asperagus, and deep fried mushrooms.

    more pics later
    thanks for looking
  2. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Is it just me or does that seem like quite a bit of wood for smoking precooked shrimp?
    Well, they look like they are precooked.
    Are you placing them in the sauce and smoking that or just the shrimp? If so, and they are already cooked, might wanna be careful about the amount of heat and smoke and time.
    Or are the shrimp already smoked and pulled off in your picture?
    No matter what you're doing I wish you the best of luck.
  3. uncle_lar

    uncle_lar Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    shrimp are cooked, yes its allot of wood but the shrimp
    are over the wood for about 3 minuted total! its all about the fire grill and the
    sauce. when I do it with raw shrimp they get about 6-7 minutes
    I know its allot of work for so little use of the wood, but its fun and I love doing it
    and just the wood burning makes the neighbors jelous!
    whats the sauce you ask??
    I dont measure but:
    Butter (do not use margrin)
    and Capt. Morgans Rum
    heat just enough to melt the butter, dont bubble it!
    then ad the rum and whisk, brush on!
  4. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Butter, garlic and rum?
    I can;t believe how good that actually sounds!
    Shame it is just after 2 in the morning now otherwise I would go out and get so rum to try it, have vodka and beer, anyways,
    sounds delicious and looks as god as I am sure it tasted.
    Thanks for the Qview.
    Interested to know what you meant by "soon to be world famous potatoes, asparagus, and deep fried mushrooms", especially the mushroom part. Love those magical little tasty buggers.
  5. uncle_lar

    uncle_lar Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    not the best light but here it is all together

    this one has everything but aperagus, mushrooms, potatoes, and shrimp

    this one is missing the mushrooms but is a little better looking
    everything turned out delicious
  6. uncle_lar

    uncle_lar Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    everyone in my familt calls my potatoes "soon to be world famous" because they are so delicious!
    last night I used hashbrowns as the base, but the recipe can be used with just about any kind of potato.reds work the best and dont get mushy! cube, slice or grate! whatever you prefer.
    fry them up with a little olive oil and butter
    I do not measure ingredients, but I season with:
    CBP, fresh garlic, sweet onion, seasalt, and buemonde,
    fry covered until potatoes are done, remove lid and crisp up a bit
    right near the end add a generous helping of grated Asiago cheese and let melt over the top.
    the mushrooms I get at SAMS club, breaded button mushrooms then just deep fry. I love fresh asperagus but its not too abundant this time of year so I have to do with canned spears sometimes
  7. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    Man that is a sweet looking plate of food!
    Not a rum drinker ,but is capt morgans a coconut rum?
    Seems like that would be the kicker for some shrimp.

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