Grilled Red Pepper Shrimp

Grilled Red Pepper Shrimp
Regarding BBQ, Inc.
Ratings (8)
  • Total: 18 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins
  • Cook: 6 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
665 Calories
43g Fat
16g Carbs
56g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This red pepper shrimp is ideally served as an appetizer for any cookout. You can also serve this shrimp in quesadillas, tacos, or over fresh greens.


  • 2 pounds/900 g shrimp (peeled and de-veined)
  • 3/4 cup/180 mL olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon/5 mL hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL black pepper
  • Optional: 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL cayenne pepper

Steps to Make It

1. Combine marinade ingredients in a large bowl. Add shrimp, toss to coat, cover and place in refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours.

2. Preheat grill for medium heat. Remove shrimp from bowl, reserving marinade. Thread 4 to 6 shrimp onto each skewer and place on the grill. Cook for about 3 minutes per side. Brush shrimp with reserved marinade early in cooking process. Once fully cooked, remove from heat and serve.