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This grilled shrimp recipe is a perfect go-to summer dish! The shrimp can marinate, grill, and be on plates ready for enjoyment in just 30 minutes. The marinade provides tangy and spicy flavors of choice. The marinade is estimate to take less than 10 minutes to prep, and the shrimp is to grill for 5 minutes in total. Serve this dish as an appetizer to other summer dishes or as part of a main dish to everyone’s enjoyment! 

Here are the simple ingredients you need for this simple but delicious grilled shrimp recipe: 

Here are some shrimp marinades that you can make if you prefer home-made marinades over store-bought ones:



Shrimp is suitable for a variety of taste preferences and used in a variety of different cuisines. Grilled shrimp may be enjoyed as an appetizer with a dipping sauce or paired with a rice dish and choice of garden salad or grilled veggies for a full and delicious meal! 

Are you a shrimp lover looking for more shrimp recipes to try? Try out this delicious shrimp tempura recipe!

Grilled Shrimp Recipe Break Thru Kitchen

The Best Grilled Lawry’s Hawaiian Shrimp Skewer Recipe

Anna Grigoryev
Grilled shrimp is a perfect go-to summer dish! This grilled shrimp recipe is marinaded, grilled, and ready for enjoyment in under 30 minutes.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Marinading Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people


  • 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup shrimp marinade store-bought or home-made based on preference


  • Combine marinade with peeled and deveined shrimp. Set aside and allow to marinate for a maximum of 30 minutes.
  • Preheat grill to medium heat.
  • If using skewers, thread the shrimp; If using the grill, oil the surface to prevent shrimp from sticking to it.
  • Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes on each side*. Keep an eye on them so they turn slightly pink and don't overcook.
  • Enjoy!


*If you’re using jumbo shrimp or larger, it may take another couple of minutes on the grill. 
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