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Grilled Shrimp Marinade


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: Enough for 1 pound shrimp 1x

Description

This grilled shrimp marinade is easy to make and perfect for a healthy dinner! It’s Mediterranean style featuring lemon, garlic, and fresh herbs. 


Ingredients

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  • 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 pound large shrimp, peeled with tail on and deveined (we used 2630 per pound size)

Instructions

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

Keywords: Grilled shrimp marinade