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Caribbean Coconut Milk Shrimp

Grill Caribbean Coconut Shrimp - Flavorful  grilled Coconut Shrimp- seasoned with garlic, coconut milk, thyme. Quick and easy – really tasty! Great as an appetizer too!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Caribbean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 146kcal
Author Imma


  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk or cream
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon powder replace with 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper optional


  • Soak the skewers for at least 20 minutes totally submerged in water before using it to prevent burns.
  • Heat the grill to medium high heat. If using grill pan lightly spray or oil to prevent the shrimp from sticking to the pan
  • In a medium bowl, mix garlic powder, onion power, thyme, salt, cayenne pepper, coconut milk and bouillon powder
  • Thread the shrimp onto the skewers about 3 per skewer. Making sure the front on the skewer is fully covered with shrimp.
  • Brush the shrimp skewer with coconut milk spice mixture; on both sides. Place skewers on grill pan.
  • Grill for about 2-3 minutes per side until fully cooked through. Serve warm with vegetables, rice or with dipping sauce
  • Serve warm.


Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 285mg | Sodium: 1234mg | Potassium: 130mg | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 167mg | Iron: 2.9mg