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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
Keyword coconut milk, grilled shrimp, quick and easy, shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 146kcal
Author AfricanBites


  • 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