Our Best Grilled Shrimp

Calypso Shrimp Skewers
You already know that grilling shrimp is one of the easiest ways to get a fresh, stylish meal on the table quickly. But did you know how many great ways there are to serve grilled shrimp? Take a look -- you'll find a grilled shrimp recipe that's sure to hit the spot, including appetizers, salads, entrees, and even tacos.

Spicy Shrimp and Sugar Snap Pea Kabobs

This zesty grilled shrimp dish packs just the right amount of heat, thanks to a splash of Asian chili sauce and grated ginger. You'll love the ultrafresh addition of sweet sugar snap peas and cherry tomatoes.

Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers

Our simple orange marmalade-soy sauce marinade puts a savory-sweet twist on grilled shrimp kabobs. Grilled pineapple and a side of cilantro rice help complete this perfect summer supper.

Editor's Tip: Soak wooden skewers in enough water to cover for at least 1 hour before using.

Shrimp Tacos with Lime Slaw

A garlicky spice rub adds bold flavor to this grilled shrimp recipe, while lime slaw with red cabbage lends a pleasing crunch. Top off the tacos with sour cream and fresh cilantro, then watch them fly off the plate.

Grilled Shrimp with Ginger-Wasabi Soup Shooters

Dunk this grilled shrimp into a blended wasabi-spiced soup. Serve the soup in small glasses for appetizer-size portions.

Grilled Chiles Rellenos with Mango Mojo Shrimp and Corn and Tomato Salad

While you're grilling shrimp for this recipe, toss a few cheese-stuffed poblanos on the grill, too. It's a sumptuous way to get four satisfying servings from just 12 ounces of shrimp. 

Learning how to cook shrimp is easier than you think. Watch as we show you how to peel and devein shrimp so you can use it in delicious everyday recipes.

The No. 1 Secret to Great Shrimp Dishes

Whether you're grilling shrimp or sauteeing it on the stove, you won't want to miss this video. We'll show you the top tip for the best-tasting shrimp, plus how to devein it. 

Tequila Shrimp Nachos

Grill shrimp -- then combine the seafood with fresh heirloom tomatoes and spicy jalapenos -- to nudge these nachos off the beaten path. Serve with warm tortilla chips for a dish to kick off your next cookout. 

Grilled Drunken Shrimp and Scallop Skewers

Start these quick and easy grilled shrimp and sea scallop kabobs by marinating them in our zippy tequila-lime mixture. Then sizzle them to char-grilled perfection. Pair with crunchy jicama-avocado slaw for a delightfully fresh meal.

Chili-Lime Grilled Tiger Shrimp with Avocado Cocktail Sauce

Habanero chili sauce heats up this grilled shrimp recipe for a bold summer dish that will win raves at your next barbecue. A splash of lime juice and our avocado cocktail sauce balance the smoky flavor of the sauce.

Grilled Shrimp with Red Pepper Dip

When grilling shrimp, sometimes it pays to leave the tails intact, especially if the shrimp will be served as finger food. Here, the tails stand in for mini handles as your guests dunk the shrimp into the zesty Red Pepper Dip. 

Grilled Shrimp and Romaine

Here's a great way to serve grilled shrimp when you want to eat light but eat splendidly, too. The dressing is a simple-but-sublime mix of olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. It's a perfect counterpoint to the sweet flavors of the shrimp and the smoky flavors of the grilled romaine lettuce.

Grilled Shrimp Panzanella

A classic Italian salad morphs into a main dish, thanks to the addition of grilled shrimp and veggies. Drizzle with a light vinaigrette, then dig in.

Shrimp Boil on a Stick

Throw a classic shrimp boil without all the prep and mess. The kabob-style update makes it easy to capture major summer flavors, such as sweet corn and tender new potatoes.

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

This six-ingredient grilled shrimp recipe is almost too easy! For the luscious sauce, simply combine Cajun seasoning, honey, and orange marmalade for a stellar combination of sweetness and heat.

Shrimp and Chorizo Kabobs

Chorizo, a spiced sausage, is a staple of Spanish cuisine. It adds smoky flavor and a hint of spice to this irresistible grilled shrimp recipe.

Grilled Chile-Lime Shrimp

This all-in-one grilled shrimp recipe is a real crowd-pleaser. It's easy, too: Once the grill is ready, you can cook the mango, zucchini, and skewered shrimp at the same time.

Calypso Shrimp Skewers

For this Caribbean-inspired dish, brush the shrimp with a honey-ginger glaze, roll it in a mixture of coconut and crushed peanuts, then wrap it in prosciutto before grilling. It's about as good as grilled shrimp gets!

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