Grilled Shrimp Recipes

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Grilling is a great way to prepare shrimp. This page contains grilled shrimp recipes.


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  • 1 1/2 lb. uncooked large shrimp
  • 1 small red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste, opt.


Peel and devein shrimp leaving tails intact, if desired. Coat a grill rack with nonstick cooking spray before starting grill. Grill shrimp, covered, over indirect medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until shrimp turns pink. Cool; cover and refrigerate until chilled. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the remaining ingredients; add shrimp. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon.

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Add shrimp, and return to low heat, cooking until desired doneness. Add salt and pepper as desired.

To serve as an appetizer, place 4 shrimp on each small plate, drizzle with sauce, and garnish with edible rose petals.


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Peel and clean shrimp. Combine all other ingredients. Add peeled shrimp to sauce and let stand 15 minutes. Grill shrimp over hot coals, basting with sauce. Be careful not to overgrill!

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In a large bowl, stir together the garlic, olive oil, tomato sauce, and red wine vinegar. Season with basil, salt, and cayenne pepper. Add shrimp to the bowl, and stir until evenly coated.

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This page contains cajun lime grilled shrimp recipe. Spicy marinated shrimp cooked on the grill can be a great main dish.

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