Chili Lemon Shrimp

Chili Lemon Shrimp Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Easy, simple, make-ahead appetizer. From the Seattle Times newspaper.

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15 Min
10 Min


2 Tbsp
olive oil
3 Tbsp
1/4 c
chili sauce, sweet or regular
2/3 c
chopped parsley, or 1 1/2 tablespoons dried
2 tsp
crushed red pepper
2/3 c
dry white wine
1 tsp
lemon zest
1/4 c
lemon juice
shallots, finely chopped (or green onions)
1 tsp
seasoned salt
2 1/4 lb
jumbo bay shrimp (25 to 30 count)
wood skewers

How to Make Chili Lemon Shrimp


  • 1Soak skewers in water for 30 minutes.
  • 2Combine first 10 ingredients in large bowl.
  • 3Add shrimp , stir until coated. Marinate in refrigerator for at least 3 hours, turning often.
  • 4Remove shrimp. Pour marinade into small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes.
  • 5Thread 1 shrimp starting at head end, lengthwise onto each skewer.
  • 6Place on ungreased baking sheet. Broil on top rack for about 2 minutes per side, basting with marinade several times, until shrimp are pink.
  • 7Variation:
    Shrimp can also be grilled on an electric grill or gas barbecue. Preheat electric grill for 5 minutes or barbecue to medium. Cook shrimp on greased grill for about 2 minutes per side, brushing several times with boiled marinade, until pink. Do not overcook.

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About Chili Lemon Shrimp

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American