Coney Island Skewered Shrimp

Coney Island Skewered Shrimp Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Quick and simple crowd-pleasers, these shrimp feature bright Mediterranean flavors.


10 servings (serving size: 2 skewers)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 218
Fat 5.9 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 2.4 g
Polyfat 1.5 g
Protein 36.9 g
Carbohydrate 2.1 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 276 mg
Iron 4.5 mg
Sodium 457 mg
Calcium 97 mg


2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
100 large shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 4 pounds)
Lemon halves (optional)


1. Preheat broiler.

2. Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl. Add shrimp to bowl; toss to coat. Thread 5 shrimp onto each of 20 (12-inch) wooden skewers. Arrange 10 skewers on a large baking sheet. Broil 3 minutes on one side; carefully turn and broil 2 minutes or until shrimp are done. Place skewers on a serving platter. Repeat procedure with remaining 10 skewers. Serve with lemon halves, if desired.

Molly O'Neill,

Cooking Light

December 2009
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