Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp

Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp

If you enjoy shrimp scampi, then this is the grilled shrimp recipe for you. The garlic butter sauce acts as a marinade and a dipping sauce.
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  • Serves: 5 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Place shrimp in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, combine remaining ingredients for the sauce.
  3. Step 3

    Divide sauce in half, and pour one-half of the sauce onto shrimp. Toss to coat, cover, and place in the refrigerator for 30 to 40 minutes.
  4. Step 4

    Preheat grill to medium heat. Arrange shrimp onto skewers. Try to fit about 5 or 6 on each skewer. Do not overcrowd.
  5. Step 5

    Place skewers onto grill and cook for 2 to 4 minutes per side. When shrimp no longer look translucent, take on a pink hue, and the texture is firm, remove from heat.
  6. Step 6

    Meanwhile, heat remaining half of the sauce in a pan over low heat until warm.
  7. Step 7

    Arrange skewered shrimp on a platter and either drizzle heated sauce over top or serve the warm sauce on the side. Garnish with extra chopped basil or parsley.