These quick and easy Grilled Shrimp Skewers take only minutes to prepare. They are perfect as finger food or appetizer for any barbecue cookout. | RotiNRice.com

Grilled Shrimp Skewers

These quick and easy Grilled Shrimp Skewers take only minutes to prepare. They are perfect as finger food or appetizer for any barbecue cookout.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Western
Servings: 4
Calories: 135kcal
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 12 jumbo shrimp (12 oz/340g)
  • 2 tbsp butter (28g)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • ½ tsp salt

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Soak 4 large bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes.
  • Butterfly the shrimp leaving shell intact. Remove vein. Rinse and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Place butter, minced garlic, dried thyme, and salt in a small microwave safe dish. Place in the microwave and microwave on 70% power for 45 seconds to melt the butter. Remove from microwave and stir to combine.
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  • Skewer 3 shrimp by the tail on each bamboo skewer. Wrap both exposed ends with aluminum foil to prevent the bamboo skewers from burning. Brush marinade over shrimp flesh.
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  • Place shrimp skewers on preheated grill with cut side down for 3 to 4 minutes or until they turn pink.
  • Remove and serve immediately.

NUTRITION

Calories: 135kcal
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