Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Seafood Shellfish Shrimp

So fast and easy to prepare, these shrimp are destined to be the hit of any barbeque. And, weather not permitting, they work great under the broiler, too.

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 164
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 21m


  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 wedges lemon, for garnish


  • 1   Preheat grill for medium heat.
  • 2   In a small bowl, crush the garlic with the salt. Mix in cayenne pepper and paprika, and then stir in olive oil and lemon juice to form a paste. In a large bowl, toss shrimp with garlic paste until evenly coated.
  • 3   Lightly oil grill grate. Cook shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque. Transfer to a serving dish, garnish with lemon wedges, and serve.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 5.9g 9%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 230mg 77%
Sodium 1226mg 49%
Potassium 259mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 2.7g  
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%
Protein 25.1g 50%
Sugars 0g  
Vitamin A 535IU  
Vitamin C 18mg  
Calcium 60mg  
Iron 4mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 9mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 44mg  
Folate 7mcg