Grilling Shrimp

Since they cook in just minutes, grilled shrimp are perfect for a weeknight dinner or a last-minute party. From garlic to bacon-wrapped to BBQ kabobs, these easy recipes for grilled shrimp will become family favorites after just one bite.

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Grilled Skewered Shrimp

Pace Salsa & Picante

Sweet and spicy shrimp are grilled with a generous coating of Pace® Picante Sauce, brown sugar, tomato and lemon juice.

Total: 30 mins

31 Days of Grilling: Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers

Of all the great grilling recipes, seafood and pineapple, cooked en plein air, evokes thoughts of tropical cookouts, honeymoon suites, and that episode of The Brady Bunch where they go to Hawaii and get haunted by a tiki god. But did they get to feast on anything as good as Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers? (According to Alice: No, they did not.)

Grilled Shrimp Pitas

Family Circle

Grilled Miso Shrimp

Food & Wine

When grilling shrimp or scallops, use sticks of lemongrass or sprigs of rosemary as an alternative to metal or bamboo skewers.

Total: 30 mins

Grilled Shrimp with Mangoes and Chile

Food & Wine

Luke Mangan particularly likes juicy, sweet Yamba prawns (a.k.a., shrimp) from New South Wales, but any variety of fresh, large shrimp will do.

Total: 40 mins

All-You-Can-Eat Shrimp with Green Onion, Garlic and BBQ Spices

Ladies' Home Journal

Paprika, chili powder, and cumin add delicious heat to the shrimp in this 30-minute recipe. Serve it on a large platter at a summer party.

Total: 30 mins

Feta Shrimp Kabobs

Ladies' Home Journal

For an easy meal, serve these Greek-inspired shrimp skewers over couscous tossed with bell peppers, tomatoes, and chopped parsley.

Total: 55 mins
Total: 45 mins

Mango Shrimp

Food & Wine

Vikram Sunderam marinates the shrimp twice: first in garlic and ginger, then in a more complex marinade that includes yogurt, cashews, jalapeno, and mango pulp. Combine the most important ingredients into one marinade and substitute store-bought mango nectar for the pulp.

Total: 2 hrs 30 mins

Grilled Herbed Seafood

Betty Crocker

Use a foolproof foil packet to cook a trio of simply delicious seafood.

Total: 30 mins

Grilled Chiles Rellenos with Mango Mojo Shrimp and Corn and Tomato Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Give your barbecue skills a workout for this dinner that calls for grilled shrimp and cheese-stuffed chile peppers. If you're feeling ambitious, feel free to grill the corn, too!

Prosciutto and Spinach Wrapped Shrimp


Prosciutto adds a nice salty touch to garlicky grilled shrimp.

Chipotle Shrimp Tostadas

Food & Wine

To create this Southwestern-inspired dish, Melissa Rubel Jacobson tosses shrimp with chipotle chile powder (made from dried, smoked jalapenos), grills them, then layers them on top of crunchy fried corn tortillas and crisp, citrusy slaw.

Total: 40 mins

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

Marinate shrimp in oil and Cajun seasoning, then drizzle warm marmalade sauce over the shrimp before serving for a fabulous main dish.

Tequila Lime Grilled Shrimp

The Food Channel

This tasty grilled shrimp dish is great anytime, but is especially welcome in this, the year of Mexico's dual anniversaries. September 16, 2010, is the bicentennial of Mexico's Independence Day and November 20 is the centennial of the Mexican Revolution.

Total: 1 hr 4 mins
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