Grilled Shrimp Skewers



Grilled Shrimp Skewers

If you’re craving a taste of the ocean and the smoky char of the grill, then these Grilled Shrimp Skewers are the perfect dish for you. The combination of succulent shrimp, vibrant vegetables, and a zesty marinade make this recipe a crowd-pleaser at any barbecue gathering.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 red onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, minced garlic, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well to create the marinade.
  2. Thread shrimp, bell peppers, and red onion onto the soaked wooden skewers, alternating between ingredients.
  3. Brush the skewers generously with the marinade, ensuring each piece is well coated.
  4. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat and oil the grates to prevent sticking.
  5. Grill the skewers for 2-3 minutes per side or until the shrimp turn pink and opaque with grill marks.
  6. Serve the Grilled Shrimp Skewers hot with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and garnish with chopped parsley.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Grilled Shrimp Skewers are a delightful blend of flavors and textures. The tender shrimp, charred vegetables, and zesty marinade come together to create a mouthwatering dish that’s perfect for summer grilling. Whether you’re hosting a barbecue or simply craving a taste of the ocean, these skewers will satisfy your seafood cravings. Plus, they’re quick and easy to make, making them an ideal weeknight dinner option. Serve them over a bed of rice or with a fresh green salad for a complete and delicious meal that’s sure to impress your family and friends.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 220, Fat: 10g, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 24g

These Grilled Shrimp Skewers are a taste of summer in every bite. The marinade infuses the shrimp and vegetables with incredible flavor, and the grill adds that smoky char that elevates this dish to a whole new level. Whether you’re enjoying these skewers by the pool or at a backyard gathering, they’re sure to be a hit. So fire up the grill, and get ready to savor the flavors of these delicious Grilled Shrimp Skewers!