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Grilled Garlic Shrimp Skewers

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Who is enjoying cooking on the grill this fall? And who loves a great shrimp recipe? Whether it’s a great Seafood Gumbo, or shrimp on the grill, I grew up loving it!

If you are looking for another great way to serve up your shrimp off the grill, check out this great recipe for Grilled Garlic Shrimp Skewers!

Don’t pack your grill up just because Summer has ended, grilling can be enjoyed all year long.

Garlic Shrimp Skewers Recipe

This recipe is easy to prepare and a can easily be increased to serve a crowd! Perfect for your backyard barbecue with friends and family!

Grilled Garlic Shrimp Resources:

The following items are affiliate links on Amazon because I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we use.

Grilled Garlic Shrimp Recipe Easy
Grilled Garlic Shrimp Skewers

Specialty Ingredients:

The following ingredients are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

Olive Oil


Garlic Cloves

Red Pepper Flakes

Make it a Meal:

Sometimes, I struggle with what to pair together.  These shrimp would go great with the following:

Side: Copycat KFC Coleslaw Recipe

Side: Garlic and Parmesan Steak Fries

Side: Asparagus Spirals

Bread: Zucchini Bread

Don’t forget dessert: Four Layer Delight

More Delicious Grilled Recipes:

Grilled Pizza Recipes

Grilled Chicken Wing Recipes

Grilled Tenderloin Recipes

Shrimp Kabobs on George Foreman Grill

Garlic Shrimp Kabobs

Garlic Shrimp Kabobs

Grilled Garlic Shrimp Skewers

Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

These grilled shrimp are so good!


  • 1 lb of shrimp rinsed (increase quantity if you're serving a crowd).
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 2 tblsp butter melted
  • 5 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp LoSalt
  • Wooden or metal skewers


    If using wooden skewers, soak in water for at least 1 hour prior to using.
    In a bowl, mix the olive oil, butter, garlic, and red pepper flakes.
    Add the shrimp, and stir to coat. Marinate for 30 ish minutes.
    Put 5-7 on the skewers. Set aside.
    Grease the grill rack, and BBQ at about 375 degrees until the shrimp are cooked through.
    Wait for the shrimp to cool a bit, and then eat!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 209Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 170mgSodium: 751mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 17g

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Mindy Cole

Friday 28th of June 2019

I made these for my family and they absolutely loved them they loved the flavor

Miz Helen

Saturday 23rd of August 2014

Hi Kelli, We would really enjoy y our Grilled Garlic (Gulf) Shrimp Skewers, they look fabulous! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday and have a great weekend! Come Back Soon, Miz Helen


Monday 18th of August 2014

These look so yummy!

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