Wednesday, May 4, 2011

How to Cook Grilled Shrimp

Grilled shrimp recipe with garlic.


  • 2 pounds jumbo shrimps, shelled and deveined, tail left on
  • 1 large clove garlic, crushed
  • salt
  • juice of 1 lime or lemon
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • garlic butter, below


Use scissors to remove shells without disturbing tails. In a non-reactive bowl, combine crushed garlic, salt, lime juice, and olive oil. Put shrimp in bowl; stir to coat well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Thread shrimp onto skewers and grill 5 to 6 inches from coals for about 12 to 15 minutes, turning frequently. Remove tails if cooking under broiler.
Serves 4.
Garlic Butter for Dipping
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon)
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 large garlic clove, crushed
  • salt
In a small saucepan, melt butter. Add remaining ingredients; heat for 1 minute. Serve with shrimp or other seafood.

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