Grilled Shrimp Skewers – Kalyn’s Kitchen

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posted by Kalyn Denny on July 14, 2021

Grilled Shrimp Skewers are loaded with taste from Chipotle, lime, garlic, and fish rub, and shrimp is fast and simple to prepare dinner on the grill! And these shrimp are scrumptious served with a tasty low-carb salsa. Prepare dinner them on a stovetop grill pan should you don’t have an out of doors grill.

PIN the shrimp skewers to attempt them later!

It’s grilling season, and these Grilled Shrimp Skewers are so excellent for a warm-weather meal! The shrimp solely must marinate for about an hour in a combination of floor Chipotle chili powder, garlic powder, fish rub, lime juice, and olive oil. Then the marinade is drained off, the shrimp are threaded on to skewers and rapidly grilled, and the shrimp is served with the scrumptious tomato-avocado salsa you see peeking out of the nook of the picture, or I’m going to present you a couple of different choices for a tasty salsa to serve with the grilled shrimp. And the put up additionally has notes about why I’ve so sentimental emotions about this recipe.

Due to Nick Rhodes for educating me easy methods to grill shrimp!

Within the earliest days of my weblog, the charming father of my good friend Mary despatched me a recipe for Nick’s Chipotle Grilled Shrimp with Black Bean Salsa. Via the years that recipe has developed into this one the place you should utilize the salsa you like, however this put up remains to be devoted to the reminiscence of Nicholas Rhodes. I don’t suppose I’d ever heard of cooking shrimp on the grill till I received this recipe from Nick, and it was scrumptious identical to all of the meals he made.

What elements do you want for this recipe?

What shrimp did I take advantage of?

For this recipe I take advantage of frozen uncooked shrimp from Costco, ideally 21-25 measurement shrimp. I purchase shrimp that has had the shell and vein eliminated, however nonetheless has the tails on so it’s straightforward to choose up a chunk of shrimp by the tail and eat it if you wish to!

What sort of skewers are good for kabobs?

Any time you’re making kabobs or skewers I extremely advocate both thicker blade-type skewers (affiliate hyperlink) or double skewers (affiliate hyperlink) to forestall the meals from spinning round on the skewers. In these images you’ll be able to see my well-used double skewers working completely for the shrimp. When you don’t have both of these varieties of skewers, be sure you fold over the shrimp and put the skewer by means of every bit of shrimp twice to carry it in place.

What salsa is sweet with the Grilled Shrimp Skewers:

Though I first made the recipe with the black bean salsa in Nick’s recipe, by means of the years I’ve been consuming this with a low-carb salsa to make it a scrumptious low-carb meal. Within the picture you see it served with a tasty Tomato Avocado Salsa that I really like on tacos. If you need extra avocado with the shrimp, it will be scrumptious with Avocado Salsa. It might even be good with Recent Tomatillo Salsa and Mango Salsa with Purple Bell Pepper (and spicy peperoncini) would even be a scrumptious alternative should you don’t thoughts a couple of extra carbs.

What should you don’t have an out of doors grill?

When you don’t have an out of doors grill (or it’s not grilling climate) the grilled shrimp skewers may be cooked on a stove-top grill pan with ridges or George Foreman Grill as effectively. (affiliate hyperlinks) Bear in mind the George Foreman Grill cooks each side directly, so it is going to be VERY fast for shrimp.

Grilled Shrimp Skewers process shots collage

How you can make this recipe:

(Scroll down for full recipe with dietary data.)

  1. Thaw shrimp over night time within the fridge. Drain effectively in a colander positioned within the sink.
  2. Whisk collectively elements to make the marinade.
  3. Put shrimp in a Ziploc bag or a plastic container with a snap-tight lid, add the marinade, and marinate within the fridge for about an hour.
  4. Drain shrimp and discard marinade. Preheat grill to excessive.
  5. These are the well-loved double skewers (affiliate hyperlink) I used that had been excellent for shrimp. No matter skewers you utilize, fold every bit of shrimp over so the skewer goes by means of it twice.
  6. Prepare dinner shrimp till you’re beginning to see grill marks on the primary aspect, about 2 minutes.
  7. Flip over skewers and prepare dinner about 2 minutes extra on the second aspect, or till shrimp is agency (however not arduous) to the contact.
  8. Serve sizzling, with salsa of your alternative.

Grilled Shrimp Skewers on serving plate with salsa in bowl

Extra Tasty Shrimp Recipes to Attempt:

Spicy Inexperienced Beans and Shrimp Sheet Pan Meal
Air Fryer Shrimp
Roasted Asian Shrimp and Brussels Sprouts Sheet Pan Meal
Stir-Fried Shrimp and Sugar Snap Peas
Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Components

  • 20 massive uncooked frozen shrimp (see notes)    
  • 1/4 tsp. floor Chipotle chile powder 
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 
  • 1/2 tsp. Szeged Fish Rub (or different fish rub of your alternative)
  • 3 T fresh-squeezed lime juice (see notes)
  • 3 T olive oil
  • salt/pepper to style

Directions

  1. Thaw shrimp over night time within the fridge. Drain them very effectively in a colander positioned within the sink. (In case your shrimp appears moist, I might pat dry with paper towels.)
  2. Whisk collectively floor Chipotle chile pepper, garlic powder, Szeged Fish Rub, fresh-squeezed lime juice, olive oil, and a pinch every of salt and pepper to make the marinade.
  3. Put shrimp in a Ziploc bag or a plastic container with a snap-tight lid, add the marinade, and marinate within the fridge for about an hour. (Do not marinate for much longer than that or the marinade will begin to “prepare dinner” the shrimp.
  4. Drain shrimp and discard marinade. Preheat grill to excessive.
  5. No matter skewers you utilize, fold every bit of shrimp over if you put it on the skewer so the skewer goes by means of it twice.
  6. Prepare dinner shrimp simply till you are barely beginning to see grill marks on the primary aspect, about 2 minutes.
  7. Flip over skewers and prepare dinner about 2 minutes extra on the second aspect, or till shrimp is agency (however not arduous) to the contact. (Shrimp prepare dinner VERY rapidly on the grill, so watch out to not overcook.
  8. Serve sizzling, with salsa of your alternative.

Notes

I take advantage of 21-25 measurement frozen uncooked shrimp from Costco. I used my fresh-frozen lime juice.

This recipe was given to me by my good friend Mary’s father Nicholas Rhodes within the very early days of my weblog. Nick died in 2012 and the recipe is devoted to his reminiscence.

Vitamin Info:

Yield:

4

Serving Dimension:

1
Quantity Per Serving: Energy: 134Complete Fats: 11gSaturated Fats: 2gTrans Fats: 0gUnsaturated Fats: 9gLdl cholesterol: 58mgSodium: 408mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 7g

Vitamin data is robotically calculated by the Recipe Plug-In I’m utilizing. I’m not a nutritionist and can’t assure 100% accuracy, since many variables have an effect on these calculations.

Grilled Shrimp Skewers square thumbnail image of shrimp on serving plate with salsa in bowl

Low-Carb Weight loss program / Low-Glycemic Weight loss program / South Seaside Weight loss program Solutions:
The Grilled Shrimp Skewers are an ideal dish for any low-carb weight loss plan plan, and in addition for any part of the unique South Seaside Weight loss program. Dietary data on this put up is for the shrimp skewers, so should you’re consuming it with one of many salsas, be sure you calculate that individually.

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Historic Notes for this Recipe:
In 2005 Nick Rhodes gave me a recipe for grilled shrimp with black bean salsa that I posted on my brand-new meals weblog! I made the recipe and up to date the put up a couple of instances by means of the years, however in 2021 this recipe was up to date to the present model I’ve been making and choices had been added for low-carb salsa to serve with the shrimp.

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