Amazing Spicy Grilled Shrimp


This is an amazing spicy grilled shrimp recipe. It has become my family's new favorite.

Prep Time:
40 mins
Cook Time:
4 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 44 mins
6 servings


  • cup olive oil

  • ¼ cup sesame oil

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 1 tablespoon ketchup

  • 1 tablespoon Asian chile paste

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 12 wooden skewers, soaked in water


  1. Whisk together the olive oil, sesame oil, parsley, hot sauce, minced garlic, ketchup, chile sauce, salt, pepper, and lemon juice in a mixing bowl. Set aside about 1/3 of this marinade to use while grilling.

  2. Place the shrimp in a large, resealable plastic bag. Pour in the remaining marinade and seal the bag. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat. Thread shrimp onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard marinade.

  4. Lightly oil grill grate. Cook shrimp for 2 minutes per side until opaque, basting frequently with reserved marinade.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

320 Calories
23g Fat
4g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 320
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 230mg 77%
Sodium 827mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 14mg 71%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 270mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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