Grilled Shrimp


A healthy way to eat shrimp with amazing taste! Serve with garlic bread and freshly boiled and seasoned green vegetables like green peas, corn, broccolli, cauliflower, and carrots.


Grilled Shrimp
Preparation time
Cooking time


For 4 Person(s)


  • 2 pound large shrimp (21-25 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoon freshly minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoon Italian seasoning blend
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 0.25 cup olive oil
  • 0.5 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 0.5 teaspoon salt

Grilled Shrimp Directions

  1. Boil shrimp in water with 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Set aside.
  2. Put paprika, garlic, Italian seasoning, lemon juice, olive oil, pepper, basil, and brown sugar together in a bowl and whisk until completely blended.
  3. Stir in the shrimp making sure shrimp is evenly coated with the marinade.
  4. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours, turning once.
  5. Preheat an outdoor or indoor electric grill for medium-high heat or 350 degree.
  6. Lightly oil grill and place the skewers on it.
  7. Skew shrimp in wooden or iron skews keeping each shrimps a little apart from each other. Cook for about 4-5 minutes turning at least once.
  8. Serve immediately.
  9. Optional: If needed, squeeze some lemon juice on top of it.