Nor's Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Garlic Butter

Nor M.

By
@Adashofloverecipes

I order grilled shrimp as an appetizer in a restaurans quite often. I mixed up some spices and came up with this version. It is delicious. Hubby likes mine more than the restaurant we frequent. Enjoy all!


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Serves:

2-4 as main course or 6-8 as an appetizer

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

1/8-1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/8 tsp
smoked paprika
1/4 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
garlic salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper fresh ground
1/4 tsp
dried basil
1 lb
large shrimp deveined
4
wooden shish kabob sticks

GARLIC BUTTER

3 clove
garlic grated or pressed
6 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak sticks in water for at least an hour prior to using. This will help prevent them from burning. Remove outer shell from shrimp leaving tails attatched
2
Spear shrimp with sticks. Place 4-5 shrimp on each stick on top of one another. Tails all facing n same direction.
3
Melt butter with the olive oil in a microwave safe bowl. Add a pinch of black pepper and basil. Add in grated garlic . Return to microwave. Heat mixture on high for 2 minutes.
4
Pour half of the butter mixture over both sides of shrimp. Save 1/2 for serving. Mix all seasonings together. Lightly season both sides of shrimp with the seasoning you made.
5
Oil grill. Heat grill to high. Make sure you spray grill with oil spray before placing shrimp on it.
6
Grill shrimp about two minutes on each side. or until it turns pink. Place on a platter. Pour remaining garlic butter over shrimp. Lightly season again to taste. You may serve as a main course or appetizer. Serve with sweet chili sauce or alone.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Australian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids