McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants, Inc. has more than 50 affordable upscale casual dining restaurants that specialize in fish and other seafood dishes in 21 states and the District of Columbia. Half of these restaurants are located in buildings included in the National Register of Historic Places. Each restaurant's menu is printed daily and contains between 85 and 100 made-to-order dishes that incorporate local, regional, national, and international species of seafood and 30 to 40 varieties of fresh fish. The company operates primarily under the McCormick & Schmick brand. Its other names include M & S Grill, McCormick's Fish House & Bar, and Spenger's Fresh Fish Grotto.
Blackberry BBQ Shrimp
BLACKBERRY BBQ SHRIMP
McCormick and Schmick's Recipe
24 large shrimp, tails on
12 strips bacon
1 cup Blackberry BBQ Sauce (recipe follows)
Soak bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes. Cut each strip of bacon in half and wrap around each piece of shrimp. Thread skewers through shrimp and bacon, 6 shrimp to each skewer.
Prepare hot coals. Baste shrimp with Blackberry BBQ Sauce and place them over the hot coals. Baste frequently with sauce. Grill until bacon is crisp and shrimp is pink and fully cooked.
Blackberry BBQ Sauce
1 tablespoon Major Grey’s Chutney
1/2 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
1/2 tablespoon lemon juice, freshly squeezed
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon chili sauce
1/4 cup red onion, minced
1/2 lb. frozen blackberries
2 tablespoon purchased BBQ sauce
Puree frozen blackberries in food processor until smooth. Strain through fine sieve to remove seeds. Set aside. In separate bowl, combine all remaining ingredients and stir until well blended. Add blackberries and blend thoroughly.