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Garlic Grilled Shrimp

Grilled Garlic Shrimp

  • Author: Sonja
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 47 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


This grilled garlic shrimp recipe is full of big flavor! Toss the shrimp on the grill with an easy marinade of lemon, garlic, and fresh herbs. 


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined (we used 2630 per pound size)
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh herbs, such as dill, basil and chives
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, plus zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Pinch red pepper flakes, optional


  1. Defrost the shrimp and peel it, as necessary.
  2. Mince the garlic. Finely chop the herbs.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the marinade ingredients: lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil, soy sauce, salt, red pepper flakes, garlic, and herbs.
  4. Add the shrimp to the bowl with the marinade. Let sit in the fridge for 30 to 45 minutes.
  5. Preheat a grill to medium-high direct heat (375 to 400 degrees).
  6. Grill for 1 to 2 minutes per side until bright pink and cooked through.
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Grilled
  • Cuisine: American

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