Dale's Dazzling Grilled Shrimp

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Melissa Varady

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@mvaradyteach

This is a recipe that my husband gave me that he got from some family friends growing up in St.Pete. Leaving the shells on the shrimp while grilling makes the shrimp nice and moist.

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Melissa is so right! By keeping the shells on the shrimp while they grill you'll end up with a wonderfully moist finished product. Thanks for the great tip!

And for those of you who like a little less spice, you can easily cut back or eliminate the cayenne. The flavor is still great! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
2 Hr 20 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    shrimp
  • 1/2 c
    fresh squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil

How to Make Dale's Dazzling Grilled Shrimp

Step-by-Step

  1. Using kitchen scissors, split and devein shrimp, cutting from top to tail. Remove legs, but keep shells on.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients. Add shrimp to brine and let sit 2 to 4 hours.
  3. Remove shrimp and let drip in strainer, reserving brine. Place shrimp on skewers.
  4. Grill shrimp 90 seconds per side on a 3 second grill (meaning you can't hold your hand over it for more than 3 seconds), brushing with brine half way through.

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About Dale's Dazzling Grilled Shrimp

Course/Dish: Fish Seafood
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy



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