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    The 30 BEST Grilled Shrimp Recipes

    Summer is coming, and that means grilling season! How about some awesome Grilled Shrimp Ideas?

    We’ve compiled this list of great Grilled Shrimp Recipes for all your cookouts and potlucks.

    There is an amazing range of flavors here, from all around the world. Whatever tastes you’re craving, there’s something here for you on this grilled shrimp recipes list.

    Cook your way through all of these grilled shrimp recipes this summer, I’m sure you’ll find some you keep on coming back to!

    The best grilled shrimp recipes (how to grill shrimp)

    The Best Grilled Shrimp Recipes:

    1. Garlic Grilled Shrimp

    Shrimp and garlic go so well together, so these Garlic Grilled Shrimp are a great way to start our list. This will be one of your go-to summer recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies

    2. Pineapple Shrimp Kabobs

    These tasty grilled skewers are sure to please at your next gathering. The generously seasoned shrimp pair beautifully with pineapple.

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated

    3. Teriyaki Shrimp

    If you love shrimp and Asian flavors, you have to try this easy Teriyaki Shrimp. Featuring an easy homemade teriyaki sauce, these skewers are sure to be a hit!

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    4. Cajun Grilled Shrimp

    If you like it a little spicy, these Cajun Grilled Shrimp are a must! They’re full of big bold flavors, and go great with a variety of sides.

    Get the Recipe @ acouplecooks

    5. BBQ Shrimp

    Plump, juicy grilled shrimp, slathered in homemade barbecue sauce… sounds like a winner to us!

    They can be on your table in just 20 minutes, which makes them perfect for a busy night.

    Get the Recipe @ howtofeedaloon

    13. Grilled Shrimp Po’ Boy

    Po’ Boys are the signature sandwich of Louisiana. They can come with a variety of fillings, but these stuffed full of grilled shrimp are one of our favorites.

    Get the Recipe @ beautifuleatsandthings

    7. Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa

    Make it a great taco night with this easy and delicious recipe. The tacos are filled with spicy grilled shrimp and an amazing avocado salsa. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlwhoateeverything

    8. Tandoori Shrimp

    Tandoori is a popular Indian yogurt marinade, loaded with flavorful spices. If you love big flavors, you have to try this one!

    Get the Recipe @ rasamalaysia

    9. Asian Grilled Shrimp

    We love these Asian Grilled Shrimp! They’re almost too easy, requiring only the most basic of ingredients, but the flavor of the shrimp really gets a chance to shine.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    10. Mediterranean Shrimp Kabobs

    A simple marinade with a few spices and herbs, a bit of lemon juice, and a whole lot of olive oil is all it takes to make these Mediterranean Shrimp amazing. Have them on pita bread with tzatziki, tomato and cucumber.

    Get the Recipe @ themediterraneandish

    11. Grilled Shrimp Salad

    A fresh salad topped with grilled shrimp skewers is a great lunch or light dinner for summertime. This recipe shows you how.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    12. Sriracha Grilled Shrimp

    Give your prawns a bit of kick with this Sriracha Grilled Shrimp recipe. These skewers make a great addition to your potluck spread.

    Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies

    13. Margarita Grilled Shrimp Kebabs

    These Margarita Grilled Shrimp Kebabs have great Mexican inspired flavors, and cook up in no time. They’re perfect for when that shrimp taco craving hits!

    Get the Recipe @ afarmgirlsdabbles

    14. Grilled Harissa Shrimp

    This Harissa Shrimp is a quick dinner that’s bursting with smoky, zesty, exotic flavors. If you’re looking for something new and unique, this is it!

    Get the Recipe @ abeautifulplate

    15. Grilled Shrimp Scampi

    Everyone’s favorite shrimp scampi, in grilled form! These make a great appetizer, or main course alongside some buttered angel hair pasta.

    Get the Recipe @ stripedspatula

    16. Satay Shrimp Skewers

    Satay is popular throughout Southeast Asia, and once you taste it, you’ll understand why.

    The flavorful marinade is the secret to these tasty skewers.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    17. Honey Garlic Korean BBQ Grilled Shrimp

    Honey Garlic Korean BBQ Grilled Shrimp are flavorful and a bit spicy, thanks to gochujang sauce. The sweetness of the honey helps offset the spice, making for a beautiful balance.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    18. Grilled Shrimp Boil Packets

    Want the flavors of a low country boil without all the hassle? These foil packs are full of shrimp, sausages, potatoes and corn.

    This easy summertime dinner comes together in just 33 minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    19. Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Skewers

    These spicy and delicious grilled Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Skewers are just too good. The sweet shrimp and spicy andouille sausage compliment each other perfectly. We love them with a side of dirty rice.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    20. Grilled Shrimp with Pineapple Bourbon Glaze

    Give your shrimp a tropical vibe! These shrimp are coated in a sweet and savory Pineapple Bourbon Glaze. We love them with white or fried rice.

    Get the Recipe @ garlicandzest

    21. Mojo Shrimp Kabobs

    These Mojo Shrimp Kabobs have great flavors with garlic and citrus fruit combining to make a great marinade. So easy and so good!

    Get the Recipe @tornadoughalli

    22. Grilled Cajun Shrimp and Grits

    As you may have noticed, we love shrimp and grits. This recipe gives the classic Southern comfort food a summery twist by grilling the shrimp. YUM!

    Get the Recipe @ stripedspatula

    23. Pesto Grilled Shrimp

    Pesto is such a delicious sauce, how about trying it on grilled shrimp! This recipe has an easy homemade pesto. The grilled shrimp are great on their own as an appetizer, or over salads or pasta.

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste

    24. Spicy Thai Grilled Shrimp

    It just doesn’t get much easier than these Thai Grilled Shrimp, which take under 5 minutes from start to finish. They will add unique flavors to your next cookout.

    Get the Recipe @ chewoutloud

    25. Chipotle Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Maple Glaze

    Despite only 5 ingredients, these Chipotle Maple Grilled Shrimp are bursting with flavor. Sweet, smoky and spicy, this is an amazing recipe.

    Get the Recipe @ sweetpeasandsaffron

    26. Jerk Shrimp Kabobs

    Shrimp, pineapple and peppers all skewered together and slathered with spicy Jamaican jerk seasoning… now that’s our kind of recipe! This one packs some big time flavors!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    27. Honey Sesame Grilled Shrimp

    These Honey Sesame Grilled Shrimp have great Asian flavors that combine both sweet and savory. This is perfect easy weeknight dinner recipe the whole family will love.

    Get the Recipe @ theseasonedmom

    28. Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

    We just can’t get enough tacos! Here’s another grilled shrimp taco recipe that we love. They are topped with mango salsa and a creamy chipotle crema. This is one of our favorite grilled shrimp recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ delishdlites

    29. Harissa Shrimp Flatbread

    Harissa Shrimp Flatbread is a great lunch, party appetizer or light dinner. It’s an easy recipe that you’ll want to make again and again.

    Get the Recipe @ apleasantlittlekitchen

    30. Garlic Butter Surf and Turf Kabobs

    These Garlic Butter Surf and Turf Kabobs recipe going to be a big hit at your next cookout. Tender steak and plump shrimp are skewered and quickly grilled to perfection.

    This is a great way to wrap up this list of grilled shrimp recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    So there you go, thirty versatile grilled shrimp recipes. The only question now is, which one do you feel like tonight?

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    How to Grill Shrimp (30 Flavors)

    Fire up that grill! Summer is just around the corner, and these great Grilled Shrimp Recipes are just what you need to make the most of it!


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    1. Pick a recipe that looks tasty
    2. Gather your ingredients.
    3. Cook your new favorite grilled shrimp recipe.

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