Spicy Grilled Shrimp2 min read
This recipe for grilled shrimp is quick and simple to make and is sure to be a favorite at any barbecue. If the weather is bad, the shrimp also cook well under the broiler.
The ideal summertime grilling classic is garlic grilled shrimp, especially when served on skewers! It just has to marinate in this acidic marinade for a little while to become a superb kabob or filling for a spicy shrimp taco.
One of those “go-to recipes” that makes summertime living simple is this one. For visitors to enjoy on the terrace while drinking mojitos, serve as a main course or even as a snack!
The purpose of a marinade is to tenderize meat and flavor it with aromatic herbs and spices. Garlic, lemon, and other fresh herbs and spices give this marinade for shrimp a wonderfully acidic taste.
It’s crucial to neither overmarinate or overcook shrimp because, in comparison to other proteins, these processes only take a few minutes.
1 large clove garlic
1 teaspoon coarse salt
1 teaspoon paprika
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
8 wedges lemon, for garnish
Grill at a medium temperature.
Use a fork to combine salt and garlic in a small bowl. Add the cayenne and paprika. To create a paste, combine lemon juice and olive oil.
In a large bowl, combine the shrimp and garlic paste. Toss to coat the shrimp completely.
Give the grill grate a little oil. Grill shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, or until opaque. Serve after transferring to a serving plate and adding lemon wedges as a garnish.