An easy, spicy, grilled shrimp recipe.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
5 mins
additional:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix shrimp, olive oil, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, garlic, and salt together in a bowl. Cover and allow to sit in a refrigerator to marry flavors, at least 4 hours.

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

  • Place shrimp on skewers. Discard excess marinade.

  • Grill shrimp until they are bright pink on the outside and meat is opaque, basting with melted butter frequently, about 1 1/2 minutes per side.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of marinade ingredients. The actual amount of marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

329 calories; protein 37.6g; carbohydrates 2.5g; fat 18.2g; cholesterol 360.9mg; sodium 729.8mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 4 stars
06/08/2019
Made as written except that I only let the shrimp marinate for 1 hour. Lemon juice will "cook" shrimp so you have to be careful there. The flavors were great and this is super simple. This is spicy as advertised so scale back the cayenne if you are sensitive to heat. Read More
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