Top 10 Shrimp on the Barbie
When shrimp meet a hot grill grate, magic happens. Try these crowd-pleasing grilled shrimp recipes for a delicious summer supper.
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Jerk Shrimp with Grilled Onion, Avocado, and Mango Salsa
Spicy Jamaican jerk seasoning gives this grilled shrimp recipe a hot kick. Pair with our Carribean-inspired mango salsa to help cool your taste buds.
Lemon-Garlic Shrimp Skewers
A quick cure in a salt-and-sugar mixture tenderizes the shrimp and makes them more flavorful–just be sure to rinse them well before grilling. Keep this recipe in mind if you've got to haul a dish to the beach or a cookout: the salting also acts as a mild preservative.
Recipe: Lemon-Garlic Shrimp Skewers
Rosemary Shrimp Scampi Skewers
Stripped rosemary sprigs make these shrimp smell tantalizing on the grill, and also lend a hint of romance to the presentation. If you don't have fresh rosemary on hand, thread the shrimp onto bamboo skewers and add a bit of dried rosemary to the marinade instead.
Recipe: Rosemary Shrimp Scampi Skewers
Orange-Sesame Noodles with Grilled Shrimp
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr
Southwestern-Style Shrimp Taco Salad
Cilantro, chipotle hot sauce, corn, black beans, and green onion lend fantastic south-of-the-border flavor to this shrimp-topped taco salad. This taco salad isn't only delicious, but it's healthy too: just 228 calories and 8.5 grams of fat per serving.
Curry-Mango ShrimpGet a huge flavor kick with chutney, curry powder, fresh ginger and lime juice in this 6-ingredient grilled shrimp recipe.
Jerk-Spiced ShrimpSeason fresh shrimp with a homemade Caribbean-style jerk seasoning mix and grill for three minutes on each side.
Butterflied Shrimp with Habanero Tomatillo SalsaButterflying the shrimp gives it an attractive appearance and more surface area for the marinade to penetrate. Handle habaneros with care. They are among the hottest chiles, but marinating them in vinegar and sugar softens their bite.
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