Grilled Tiger Shrimp with Dill, Thyme and Garlic Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Shrimp2 Pound
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Thyme leaves1 Tablespoon
 Dill sprigs3 , chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Ground pepper To Taste
 Lemon wedges2 (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 315 Calories from Fat 103

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.7%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 344.7 mg

Sodium 337.5 mg14.1%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.82 g3.3%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 46 g93%

Vitamin A 14.1% Vitamin C 25.8%

Calcium 14.2% Iron 35.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat coals to medium hot before grilling.
2. Devein peeled shrimp, while keep a tail piece intact. Keep shrimp under cold water, rinse well and pat dry.
3. Take a shallow bowl, mix lemon juice, herbs, pepper, garlic and oil well. Add shrimp to the mixture and toss to coat evenly. Allow to marinate for about 1 hour at room temperature.

4. Take out the shrimp from marinade and keep aside the marinade for basting.
5. Place shrimps on thoroughly greased grill and cook on coals, turning with tongs and basting with marinade often for about 3 to 5 minutes or till shrimp turns light pink.

5. Serve immediately garnished with fresh thyme or dill sprigs and lemon wedges.

1. Shrimp can be marinated by refrigerating, covered, for 2 to 6 hours.