Our Readers' Favorite Grilled Shrimp

These top-rated grilled shrimp recipes show why this popular shellfish is America's favorite seafood.

  • Mojito Shrimp
    Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Dan Becker

    Mojito Shrimp

    "The mint adds a refreshing flavor, and the preparation is so easy you could make this grilled shrimp recipe on a weeknight, but the dish is special enough to serve to guests," recommends reviewer Nancy.
  • Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Summer Fruit Salsa

    Shrimp Skewers with Fruit Salsa

    "We love this recipe. Easy to make, looks fantastic! I made it the first time with the salsa. The next time I was in a hurry so I made just the shrimp and added a teaspoon of tarragon to the butter mixture. Wow! Was that delicious!" recalls reviewer Kathycawthon.
  • Jerk-Spiced Shrimp
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie Clark

    Jerk-Spiced Shrimp

    "OUTSTANDING!! Made exactly as written and will add to my list of easy and impressive dishes!!" —Whygal
  • Grilled Shrimp Tacos
    Photo: James Baigrie

    Grilled Shrimp Tacos

    "This is the tastiest shrimp taco I've ever had and super easy to throw together," raves reviewer Isabellfam. "I've been making this for the past three summers."
  • <p>Grilled Shrimp Tostadas with Lime</p>

    Grilled Shrimp Tostadas with Lime

    "These are sooo good!" says reviewer IoneTaylor. "The recipe does require a few steps, but they're not difficult."
  • Shrimp Sate with Pineapple Salsa

    Shrimp Sate with Pineapple Salsa

    "We thought this was one of the most flavorful, and fresh tasting grilled shrimp recipes we have tried. Also extremely easy to do," explains reviewer Caesar890. "The pineapple salsa was a nice addition."
  • Barbecued Bacon Shrimp
    James Carrier

    Barbecued Bacon Shrimp

    "I wrapped the shrimp and bacon around a small chunk of pineapple, then skewered it. I made this three days before and then froze everything. It took only an hour to thaw, so it was a delicious no-hassle treat for all. You'll love this!" raves reviewer Peggychiarella.
  • Grilled-Shrimp Gyros with Herbed Yogurt Spread

    Grilled-Shrimp Gyros with Herbed Yogurt Spread

    "Made this as a last-minute company-coming dish along with kalamata olives, jarred stuffed grape leave, and prepared hummus. Added a couple of bottles of wine and the evening was a hit," recalls reviewer Deborah.
  • Indonesian Shrimp Sate with Creamy Peanut Sauce

    Indonesian Shrimp Sate with Creamy Peanut Sauce

    "This is incredibly good. I made this with a girlfriend and it was fabulous. We doubled the sauce recipe so we could use leftover sauce on chicken or fish or whatever," notes reviewer Fenfrock.
  • Mango Rice Salad with Grilled Shrimp
    Randy Mayor

    Mango Rice Salad with Grilled Shrimp

    Reviewer Kuhlfriday says, "I love the flavor that the coconut milk gives this rice salad. I made a double batch of the salad and ate leftovers for lunch for several days. Even my kids liked this recipe. This may become my standard dish for potlucks and big family dinners."
  • Orange-Sesame Noodles with Grilled Shrimp
    Jean Allsopp

    Orange-Sesame Noodles with Grilled Shrimp

    Reviewer Guatunga raves, "Excellent! Don't change anything and you will just enjoy! Everyone that tries it with us wants the recipe. I make my homemade pasta and it's even better."
  • Tequila Shrimp and Citrus

    Tequila Shrimp and Citrus

    "Excellent," says reviewer Evelyn2xc. "Made twice–once with shrimp and once with chicken. The chicken can marinate longer. I also added some honey for the chicken. WONDERFUL!"
  • Grilled Shrimp, Mango, and Avocado
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr

    Grilled Shrimp, Mango, and Avocado

    Reviewer Alyssa notes, "We loved this dish. Perfect for a hot summer meal, not too heavy but full of flavor. The only thing I will change is the size of the shrimp from the large to the jumbo ones."
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