Easy grilled shrimp recipe

This easy grilled shrimp recipe is so simple and easy to make, you'll be tempted to make it day in and day out.  Instead, try some of our other easy shrimp dishes so that you don't become bored with this.

Easy grilled shrimp serving suggestion
Easy grilled shrimp serving suggestion

 

Preparation time: 10 Min.
Cooking time: 10 Min.
Servings: main course dishes

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Ingredients

• cayenne pepper
• paprika
• coarse salt
• large clove garlic
• olive oil
• lemon juice
• large shrimp, peeled and de-veined
• wedges lemon, for garnish

• 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) cayenne pepper

• 1 teaspoon (5 ml) paprika 

• 1 tablespoon (15 ml) coarse salt

• 1 large clove garlic

• 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil

• 2 teaspoons (10 ml) lemon juice

• 2 pounds (0.90 kg) large shrimp, peeled and de-veined

• 8 wedges lemon, for garnish


 

Preparation

  1. Preheat your grill to medium heat. Shrimp will cook quickly no matter how you do it, but grilling them takes no time at all. You want to avoid over cooking which makes them tough and dry.
  2. Crush the garlic and salt together iIn a small bowl. Mix in the cayenne pepper and paprika, and then stir in olive oil and lemon juice to form a grilling paste.
  3.  Finally, toss shrimp with garlic paste in a large bowl, until evenly coated. Lightly oil the grill and cook shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque. Transfer to a serving dish, garnish with lemon wedges, and serve.

Good cooking, Bon Appetit and enjoy your Easy grilled shrimp!

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