Easy Grilled Shrimp

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Easy Grilled Shrimp is full of flavor and easy to make right on the grill or on skewers. No need to marinate!

How do you cook shrimp on the grill?

Shrimp can be grilled directly on the grill, being careful not to fall over. Or they can be strung on skewers or wrapped in foil or parchment paper.

How long should I cook shrimp on the grill?

Shrimp cooking time depends on the size of the shrimp. Cook the prawns for about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Shrimp cooks quickly, so watch carefully.

How many calories are in a piece of grilled shrimp?

Actual calories will vary depending on the size of the shrimp, but one large grilled shrimp contains about 8 to 10 calories.

Aerial view of grilled shrimp skewers on a white plate.

How do you know if the shrimp is cooked?

Raw shrimp are shiny, translucent and grey. When the shrimp is no longer translucent and pink, it is cooked. The shrimp will also curl into a nice “C” shape.

What Happens If You Overcook Shrimp?

Shrimp that is overcooked will be rubbery, chewy and generally not tasty. They are still edible, just with an unpleasant texture.

What do you eat with shrimp?

Shrimp can be served as an appetizer or main course. Shrimp pairs well with other seafood as well as with meats, pastas, and salads. This is a very versatile option, and there are more options than we’ve listed. Here are some of our favourites:

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Aerial view of grilled shrimp skewers on a white plate.

Easy Grilled Shrimp is full of flavor and easy to make right on the grill or on skewers. No need to marinate!

Preparation time 10 minute

cooking time 6 minute

total time 16 minute

raw material

  • 1 pound prawns Peeled and gutted
  • 2 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon 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 chili

instruct

  • Place the shrimp in a large mixing bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice.

  • Sprinkle the shrimp with paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, basil, salt, pepper, and paprika. Throw on the coat. Cover and refrigerate while grill preheats.

  • Preheat an outdoor grill to high, about 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Soak wooden skewers in water for 10 minutes, if using.

  • Either cook the shrimp on skewers, or place the shrimp individually on the grill. If you’re not threading them on skewers, make sure your shrimp are large enough that they won’t fall through the grill.

  • Cook the shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes per side, until they are no longer translucent. Serve hot.

Calories: 125kcal | carbohydrate: 2G | protein: 15G | fat: 5G | cholesterol: 190mg | sodium: 782mg | Potassium: 93mg | Vitamin A: 610unit | Vitamin C: 5mg | calcium: 121mg | iron: 2.1mg