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Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Grilled spicy shrimp skewers on the barbecue are the perfect midweek meal when you’re looking for easy, healthy and light.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Author Ali Randall


  • 1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon basic barbecue rub
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Cocktail sauce
  • Wooden skewers
  • Fresh lime wedges


  • Preheat your grill to medium heat.
  • Pat dry the shrimp with a paper towel. Drizzle with about a teaspoon of olive oil.
  • Toss the raw shrimp with the basic barbecue rub so all the shrimp is well coated.
  • Thread the shrimp on skewers in one direction making sure to thread the skewer through two parts of the shrimp.
  • You can also use two skewers, threading one skewer through the heads of the shrimp and the other skewer through the tails.
  • Grill on each side until pink for a total of 3 to 5 minutes time. Serve with lime wedges and cocktail sauce.