Australian Shrimp on the Barbie

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Sometimes simple is best.


★★★★★ 5 votes

15 Min
10 Min


  • 1/2 c
    melted butter
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    minced fresh herbs (parsley, thyme, cilantro)
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 3 large
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced shallot
  • ·
    salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 lb
    medium large shrimp, unpeeled
  • ·
    spinach leaves, for garnish
  • ·
    lemon slices, for garnish

How to Make Australian Shrimp on the Barbie


  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in large bowl.
  2. Mix in shrimp. Marinate at room temperature 1 hour or in the refrigerator 5 hours, stirring occasionally.
  3. Prepare barbecue with medium hot coals.
  4. Thread shrimp on narrow skewers.
  5. Grill until just opaque, about 2 minutes per side.
  6. Line platter with spinach. Arrange skewers on platter. Garnish with lemon and serve.

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About Australian Shrimp on the Barbie

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Australian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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