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Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp

Rated as 4.66 out of 5 Stars

"My dad gave me this recipe, and every time I make it I have people begging me for the recipe."
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Ingredients

2 h 15 m servings 336 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Whisk the paprika, garlic, Italian seasoning, lemon juice, olive oil, pepper, basil, and brown sugar together in a bowl until thoroughly blended. Stir in the shrimp, and toss to evenly coat with the marinade. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours, turning once. Watch Now
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat. Lightly oil grill grate, and place about 4 inches from heat source. Watch Now
  3. Remove shrimp from marinade, drain excess, and discard marinade. Watch Now
  4. Place shrimp on preheated grill and cook, turning once, until opaque in the center, 5 to 6 minutes. Serve immediately. Watch Now

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 336 calories; 15.7 g fat; 10.2 g carbohydrates; 37.8 g protein; 346 mg cholesterol; 401 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Excellent marinade! My husband isn't a huge fan of grilled shrimp, but we were having his Mom over and we both love the stuff so we got our turn on the grill. All I added to this marinade was a ...

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No changes, marinated for 3 hours. Broiled for 3 minutes but unfortunately I found the taste to be bland....

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Excellent marinade! My husband isn't a huge fan of grilled shrimp, but we were having his Mom over and we both love the stuff so we got our turn on the grill. All I added to this marinade was a ...

Because I'm not a big fan of sweet mixed with savory, I only used a third of the brown sugar called for. This is a matter of personal taste, and I'm sure others would love the extra sweetness. A...

These were delicious! A delicate marinade that enhanced the flavor of shrimp. The only changes I made were to use fresh basil, and boil the remaining marinade (with 1 T. butter) for basting on...

Great flavor, my guests all loved this recipe!! I followed all the steps from the original recipe and although it would be easy to make changes to accomodate personal tastes there really isn't m...

We all loved it, though we made a few minor changes. I didn't have any basil but did use the Italian seasonings and I didn't have time to marinate much -- just 30 minutes. We cooked these on o...

No changes, marinated for 3 hours. Broiled for 3 minutes but unfortunately I found the taste to be bland....

This shrimp recipe was great. I used 1 tsp of regular paprika and 1 tsp of smoked spanish paprika. I only added 1 TBS of brown sugar, and it was perfect. I would add a little more sugar if yo...

its the first recipe I came across that I already had all the ingredients for! We liked it. But maybe we should have marinated it for longer that 45 min. I plan to try it again very soon and I w...

Wow, this recipe is fantastic! I followed it to a tee and couldn't have expected better. Thanks for this great recipe.