Shrimp in Foil


Learn how to grill shrimp in foil with this simple and tasty recipe. Shrimp are quickly marinated in olive oil and parsley, then barbecued in a foil pouch.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes, or to taste

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1 sheet heavy-duty aluminum foil

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • ½ lemon, sliced into wedges


  1. Combine parsley, olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper in a large bowl. Add shrimp and mix well. Allow to marinate for 10 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, preheat an outdoor grill for high heat.

  3. Lay 1 sheet heavy-duty aluminum foil on a flat surface; fold in half. Fold up edges to create a pouch in the middle. Spread marinated shrimp in the pouch and drizzle with lemon juice. Lightly close to make a packet.

  4. Cook packet on the preheated grill until shrimp are bright pink on the outside and the meat is opaque, 8 to 10 minutes. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

343 Calories
28g Fat
6g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 343
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 248mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 54mg 271%
Calcium 84mg 6%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 315mg 7%

* 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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