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Carolina Grilled Shrimp

Southern Living SEPTEMBER 2008

  • Yield: Makes 4 appetizer servings
  • Prep time: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.


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