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Spicy Grilled Shrimp Recipe

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.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Marinating Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Grilling Recipe, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: marinate, seafood, shrimp
Servings: 6
Calories: 185kcal
Author: Love Keil


  • Grill & Skewers


  • 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


  • 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. Give it a good whisk. Reserve 1/3 of a cup of marinade for basting.
  • Add shrimp, then mix with hands. Cover and let marinate for 2 hours inside the fridge.
  • While shrimp marinates, soak wooden skewers in water.
  • 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.
  • Grill shrimp for 5 minutes per side, or until shrimp is cooked thru, basting frequently with reserved marinade. Serve with Creamy Potatoes. Enjoy!



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Serving: 1g | Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 381mg | Sodium: 1316mg | Potassium: 289mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1311IU | Vitamin C: 72mg | Calcium: 246mg | Iron: 4mg