Shrimp on the Barbie
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5 from 1 vote

Shrimp on the Barbie

This recipe is so quick and simple to make and packs a powerful punch when it comes to flavor!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Seafood
Keyword: seafood, shrimp
Servings: 8
Calories: 298kcal

Equipment

  • Metal Kabob Skewers or
  • wooden skewers
  • grill
  • basting brush

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs raw shrimp
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1.5 Tb brown sugar
  • 1.5 Tb Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • .25 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tb fresh parsley

Instructions

  • Melt the butter in a small saucepan. Add and thoroughly mix in the dry ingredients.
  • Thaw the shrimp. Place them on the metal or wood skewers.
  • Baste the raw shrimp skewers with the butter mix on both sides.
  • Transfer skewers to grill set to about 400°.
  • Continue basting the shrimp as they cook with remaining butter sauce.
  • The shrimp will only need about 1-2 minutes per side. They're fully cooked when they are no longer translucent, but more opaque in color.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped parsley (optional).

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Notes

If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for about 30 minutes prior to threading the shrimp. This will help prevent them from burning on the grill.

Nutrition

Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 204mg | Sodium: 846mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1020IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 1mg