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Marinated Grilled Shrimp

Marinated Grilled Shrimp – a simple yet out-of-this-world grilled shrimp recipe soaked in an incredible marinade. A feel good food especially this warmer season! Makes a great family weeknight meal for for entertaining.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinating Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 2 -4 skewered shrimps
Calories 317kcal
Author Immaculate Bites


  • 2- 3 large clove garlic , minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 -3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne
  • ½ teaspoon salt , (adjust to taste )
  • 1- 1 1/2 Large Pound
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Parsley (optional)


  • If desired, soak 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, paprika , cumin, olive oil, lemon juice , honey and cayenne pepper and salt .Reserve about a tablespoon for basting .
  • Add shrimp to the mixture; thoroughly mix. Let it marinade for about 30 minutes. Then add parsley to the marinated shrimps.
  • Thread the shrimps onto the skewers about 3-4 per skewers. Making sure the front on the skewer is fully covered with shrimp.
  • Cook shrimps for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until opaque, basting frequently with reserved marinade.
  • Serve warm with vegetables, rice or with dipping sauce.


Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 1170mg | Potassium: 81mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1400IU | Vitamin C: 5.8mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.7mg