Carolina Grilled Shrimp

Carolina Grilled Shrimp Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Soak: 30 Minutes
Chill: 20 Minutes
Grill: 6 Minutes


4 (12-inch) wooden skewers
1 pound unpeeled, jumbo raw shrimp (16/20 count)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup chili sauce
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper


1. Soak wooden skewers in water 30 minutes.

2. Peel shrimp; devein, if desired. Thread shrimp onto skewers. Place in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish.

3. Whisk together olive oil and next 5 ingredients in a bowl; pour over shrimp. Cover and chill 20 minutes. Remove shrimp from marinade, discarding marinade.

4. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high). Grill shrimp, covered with grill lid, 2 to 3 minutes on each side or just until shrimp turn pink.

Carol S. Noble, Burgaw, North Carolina,

Southern Living

September 2008
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