Grilled Red Pepper Shrimp

Grilled Red Pepper Shrimp
Regarding BBQ, Inc.
  • Total: 18 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins
  • Cook: 6 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
665 Calories
43g Fat
16g Carbs
56g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 4
Amount per serving
Calories 665
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 43g 55%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 454mg 151%
Sodium 1883mg 82%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Protein 56g
Calcium 254mg 20%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(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.

  2. Add shrimp and toss to coat.

  3. Cover and place in refrigerator for one to two hours.

  4. Preheat grill for medium heat.

  5. Remove shrimp from bowl, reserving marinade.

  6. Thread four to six shrimp onto each skewer.

  7. Place on the grill.

  8. Cook for about three minutes per side.

  9. Brush shrimp with reserved marinade early in cooking process.

  10. Once fully cooked, remove from heat and serve.