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Spanish Garlic Shrimp on Skewers


"Spanish Garlic Shrimp on Skewers is an ideal recipe for a summertime fiesta--a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Our tantalizing shrimp and garlic recipe sandwiches scrumptious seafood with red bell peppers for a party delight. Grill up this Spanish Garlic Shrimp as an appetizer or main course and watch the neighbors flock to your backyard."
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40 m servings 96 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. In zip-top plastic bag, or plastic container with a lid, mix together oil, Adobo, garlic and pepper flakes. Add shrimp, tossing to combine; transfer to refrigerator. Chill shrimp at least 15 minutes, or up to 30 minutes.
  2. Remove shrimp from marinade; reserve any remaining liquid. Alternately thread peppers, shrimp and lemons on skewers, so that each skewer starts and ends with peppers and contains 4 shrimp pieces. Using pastry brush, brush reserved marinade onto shrimp and vegetables.
  3. Prepare grill to medium-high heat, or heat a heavy-bottomed grill pan over medium-high heat. Place shrimp on hot surface and cook until shrimp turn pink and opaque, flipping once, 3 - 5 minutes.


  • Keep Shrimp Stable on the Skewer
  • If your shrimp slip or spin around the skewer when you try to flip them on the grill, the result could be an unevenly-cooked crustacean and unnecessary frustration. Next time, make sure the shrimp stay put by using two skewers: Simply thread the shrimp with the first skewer and align second alongside to form two parallel lines. Then, grill with ease.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 96 calories; 1 g fat; 1.9 g carbohydrates; 18.9 g protein; 173 mg cholesterol; 199 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I liked it but next time I'm adding other veggies to it like mushrooms and summer squash. I think it would be better too if all the veggies were marinated. I'll keep you posted next time I mak...