Spicy Grilled Shrimp Recipe

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  • Total: 23 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Yield: 6 Servings

This spicy grilled shrimp recipe is an easy, but impressive, seafood dish. A few hours in the spicy marinade, and these shrimp are ready for the fire. The recipe calls for shell-on shrimp for extra flavor, but these grilled shrimp can be done with peeled ones as well.

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Louisiana hot sauce
  • 1/2 bunch Italian parsley (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced fine)
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds large shrimp (deveined, but unpeeled, sold as "ready to peel")

How to Make It

  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, hot sauce, parsley, garlic, lemon juice, ketchup, cayenne, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Place the shrimp in a large zip-top plastic bag, and pour in the marinade.
  3. Seal and refrigerate for 2 hours.Remove shrimp and drain the marinade.
  4. Skewer the shrimp on the bamboo skewers.
  5. Preheat grill on medium heat.
  6. Grill shrimp for about 3 minutes per side, or until cooked.
  1. Serve hot, warm, or cold.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
371 Calories
20g Fat
12g Carbs
37g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)