Grilled Shrimp Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
MethodMain Ingredient


 Shrimp in shell16 , uncooked, deveined (Jumbo, Ask For Easy-Peels At The Seafood Counter, Or Devein With Small Sharp Knife)
 Extra virgin olive oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Brushing)
 Coarse salt To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Lemons2 , halved

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 233 Calories from Fat 176

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.2%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 89.2 mg

Sodium 142.4 mg5.9%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g0.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.95 g3.8%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 12 g24.3%

Vitamin A 2.2% Vitamin C 26.8%

Calcium 4.3% Iron 8.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat griddle or grill pan over high heat.

2. Slicing almost through lengthwise butterfly shrimp leaving shell on—this will help the shrimp to remain tender while grilling over such high heat.
3. Brushing shrimp with oil, season with salt and pepper and grill 2 minutes on each side, such that shells are hot pink and shrimp is white.
4. On grill place lemons cut-side down at the last minute.
5. The heat releases the juice from the lemons.

6. Serve as desired.