Shrimp Skewers

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers

Nothing says summer quite like shrimp kabobs! These delicious Lemon Garlic Shrimp skewers are simple to prepare on the grill.

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Shrimp Skewers
Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Refrigeration Time
30 mins
 
Course: Main Course
Servings: 3
Calories: 323 kcal
Author: Natalia Mantur
Ingredients
  • 6 wooden skewers
  • 1 pound (455 g) large shrimp, deveined
  • 1 lemon , zested and juiced
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic , minced
  • cup (80 mL) dry white wine
  • 4 tablespoons (15 g) fresh parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • teaspoon (2 g) kosher or fine sea salt
  • teaspoon (0.8 g) freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon (3.8 g) fresh parsley leaves, for garnish
  • ½ lemon , sliced, for garnish
Instructions
  1. Soak the wooden skewers in water for around 30 minutes to help prevent burning them. Wash and peel the shrimp, leaving the tails on.
  2. Add the lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, white wine, finely chopped parsley, salt, and pepper to a bowl and whisk the ingredients together. Pour half of the mixture into a ramekin and set aside. Use the remaining half of the mixture as a marinade.
  3. Skewer 4-5 shrimp onto each skewer. Place skewers flat on a rimmed baking sheet. Brush one side of the skewered shrimp with marinade and refrigerate for 10 minutes. Flip shrimp over, brush second side, and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  4. In the meantime, preheat an indoor or outdoor grill to around 400°F. Place the shrimp skewers on the grill. Grill the shrimp skewers on low heat for about 3-4 minutes per side – do not overcook.
  5. Transfer grilled shrimp skewers to a plate and serve with the reserved lemon garlic sauce.
  6. Garnish with some chopped fresh parsley and lemon slices.
Recipe Notes

Tip: To save time, you can buy tail-on shrimp that are already peeled and deveined.

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 323 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 381mg127%
Sodium 1441mg60%
Potassium 264mg8%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 562IU11%
Vitamin C 45mg55%
Calcium 250mg25%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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