Spicy Grilled Shrimp



2 hrs 20 mins

6 servings


– 2 lb shrimp wild-caught, peeled and deveined with tails attached – 1 cup olive oil – 5-7 cloves  garlic minced – 2 tablespoon hot pepper sauce – 1 tablespoon ketchup – 1/4 cup cilantro freshly chopped – 1 large lemon squeezed – 2 teaspoons oregano dried – 1 teaspoon salt & pepper or to taste – 2 bell peppers cut into square pieces – 1 onion cut into square pieces

Step 1

First, in a mixing bowl combine 1 cup olive oil, 5 finely chopped garlic cloves, 2 tablespoons of hot pepper sauce, 1 tablespoon of ketchup, 1/4 cup of cilantro, lemon juice, 2 teaspoons of oregano, 1 teaspoon of salt & 1 teaspoon of pepper.

Step 2

Give it a good whisk.

Step 3

Reserve 1/3 of a cup of marinade for basting.

Step 4

Add shrimp, then mix with hands. Cover and let marinate for 2 hours inside the fridge.

Step 5

While shrimp marinates, soak wooden skewers in water.

Step 6

Preheat grill over medium heat & grease the grill grate with oil. Thread shrimp onto skewers with bell peppers & onion, piercing near tail and near the head. Discard marinade.

Step 7

Grill shrimp for 3-5 minutes per side, or until shrimp cooks thru, basting frequently with reserved marinade.

Step 8

Serve with Creamy Baby Potatoes and lemon wedges. Enjoy!

Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers Recipe – this easy recipe makes the best shrimp! Remove juicy shrimp from skewers and serve with Creamy Baby Potatoes & lemon wedges for a great meal.



Happy Cooking!