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We are having a party in a few weeks and I would like to serve some grilled shrimp, but there will be fifty or so people, and I would prefer to cook all of the food in advanced so I'm not spending the entire party cooking.

Any ideas on how I can reheat grilled shrimp without making it tough? I want the shrimp to have a little bit of char on it (it has a sugar based marinade). Could I grill it just enough to get some grill marks and then refrigerate it and then toss it in a skillet right before the party, or is there a better method?

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Since grilled shrimp only require 2-3 minutes per side to throughly cook on a preheated medium-high grill, skip the reheating steps and all that time and extral effort all together. Just cook them once. It would be only worthwhile to cook and reheat if the initial cooking step took condiderably longer

The risk of overcooking during reheating with such a short total cook time is extremely high! No one enjoys tough, chewy over-cooked food

Additionately, guests love to help at a party; even if it performing trash duty or washing dishes. I'll bet if you ask the 50 or so guests for volunteers to cook the shrimp that you'll have over 40% of them step up to do it.

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