Nor's Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Garlic Butter

Nor M.


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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2-4 as main course or 6-8 as an appetizer
10 Min
5 Min


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
wooden shish kabob sticks


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


1Soak 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
2Spear shrimp with sticks. Place 4-5 shrimp on each stick on top of one another. Tails all facing n same direction.
3Melt 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.
4Pour 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.
5Oil grill. Heat grill to high. Make sure you spray grill with oil spray before placing shrimp on it.
6Grill 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 Nor's Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Garlic Butter

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