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yummy basil shrimp

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Nickole Smith-Palacios
New York, NY

This is just an adaptation on a recipe shared with me. It's a favorite at our BBQs

(1 rating)
yield 9 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For yummy basil shrimp

  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 3 Tbsp
    basil, dried
  • 3 clove
  • salt to taste
  • 3 lb
    shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • skewers

How To Make yummy basil shrimp

  • 1
    Preheat grill to high heat. In a glass dish or bowl, mix together olive oil and melted butter. Whisk in lemon juice, mustard, basil, and garlic, and season with salt and pepper.
  • 2
    Add shrimp, and toss to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for no more than 15 mins.
  • 3
    Remove shrimp from marinade, and thread onto skewers. Discard marinade
  • 4
    Lightly oil grill grate, and arrange skewers on preheated grill. Cook for 5 minutes, turning once, or until opaque.