Recipe Friday – Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp


As I have said before I love shrimp!! Anytime I find a good recipe I have to try it and this one is no exception. I found this awhile back and tried it. The first time I did it…I’ll be honest I let them stay on too long and they dried out. The next time I did it they turned out amazing. The only advice I have is to watch your time on them because they will dry out quickly if you’re not careful. Enjoy!!



Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp



  1. Whisk the paprika, garlic, Italian seasoning, lemon juice, olive oil, pepper, basil, and brown sugar together in a bowl until thoroughly blended.
  2. Stir in the shrimp, and toss to evenly coat with the marinade. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours, turning once.
  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat.
  4. Lightly oil grill grate, and place about 4 inches from heat source.
  5. Remove shrimp from marinade, drain excess, and discard marinade.
  6. Place shrimp on preheated grill and cook, turning once, until opaque in the center, 5 to 6 minutes.
  7. Serve immediately.

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