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Easy Grilled Shrimp

Easy Grilled Shrimp is full of flavor and easy to make either directly on the grill or on skewers. No marinating required!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time16 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grilled Shrimp
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 125kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Instructions

  • Place the shrimp into a large mixing bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice.
  • Sprinkle paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, basil, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper over shrimp. Toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate while grill preheats.
  • Preheat an outdoor grill to high heat, about 500 degrees F. Soak wooden skewers in water, if using, 10 minutes.
  • Either thread shrimp onto skewers to cook, or place the shrimp directly on the grill individually. Be sure that your shrimp are large enough to not fall through the grates if you are not threading them on a skewer.
  • Cook shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes per side until they are no longer translucent. Serve hot.

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Nutrition

Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 190mg | Sodium: 782mg | Potassium: 93mg | Vitamin A: 610IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 2.1mg