Shrimp a la Plancha

grilled shrimp a la plancha
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Prep: 12 mins
Cook: 3 mins
Total: 15 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
180 Calories
7g Fat
3g Carbs
27g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 227mg 76%
Sodium 1187mg 52%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 27g
Calcium 110mg 8%
*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 is a Spanish method for preparing shrimp using a plancha or flat grill plate. Easy, fast, and delicious, these shrimp can go straight from the grill to the table in 5 minutes.


  • 1 pound/450 g large shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) black pepper
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped cilantro or flat leaf parsley
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons (15 to 30 mL) vegetable oil

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Peel and de-vein shrimp.

  3. In a small bowl combine lemon juice with salt, paprika, and black pepper. Add shrimp and toss to coat.

  4. Preheat grill to high heat. Set plancha onto grill grates and allow to heat up. Once pan shows a faint smoke, add shrimp. The cooking process will go quite fast. Cook shrimp, for about 1 to 1 1/2 minutes per side.

  5. Remove plancha from grill and place onto ​a wooden cutting board. Top with chopped cilantro or flat leaf parsley and serve.

  6. Serve and enjoy!

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