Nor's Kicked Up 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


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1/2-3/4 tsp
cayenne pepper ( the more you use the spicier it will be)
1/2 tsp
smoked paprika
1/2 tsp
chili powder
1 1/2 tsp
garlic salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper fresh ground
1/2 tsp
dried basil
1 lb
large shrimp deveined
wooden shish kabob sticks


3-4 clove
garlic grated or pressed
6 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
olive oil

How to Make Nor's Kicked Up Grilled Shrimp with Garlic Butter


  • 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.

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About Nor's Kicked Up Grilled Shrimp with Garlic Butter

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

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