Grilled Shrimp


Well-seasoned, delicious grilled tiger prawns. Great served for dinner with a salad.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 30 mins


  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons tequila

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning

  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 15 large tiger shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 4 wooden skewers


  1. Whisk olive oil, lime juice, tequila, garlic powder, Cajun seasoning, seasoned salt, and black pepper in a bowl; pour into a resealable plastic bag. Add shrimp, coat with marinade, squeeze out excess air, and seal the bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 4 hours. Meanwhile, soak wooden skewers in a pan of water for 30 minutes.

  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.

  3. Remove shrimp from marinade and shake off excess. Discard remaining marinade. Thread shrimp on the skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head.

  4. Arrange the skewers on the preheated grill; cook until shrimp are bright pink on the outside and no longer transparent in the center, 6 to 8 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

184 Calories
14g Fat
2g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 184
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 441mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 107mg 2%

* 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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