Tandoori Shrimp

Tandoori Shrimp

These jumbo shrimp get a quick marinade in a traditional Indian mixture of spices and yogurt. They are then grilled to perfection.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Peel and devein the shrimp .
  3. Step 3

    Rinse and set aside on paper towels to dry.
  4. Step 4

    In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Mix well.
  5. Step 5

    Place the shrimp in a resealable plastic bag and pour the yogurt mixture into the bag. Flip the bag back and forth, making sure all of the shrimp are well coated with the marinade.
  6. Step 6

    Seal the bag and place it in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  7. Step 7

    Preheat the grill for high heat.
  8. Step 8

    Remove the shrimp from the marinade and thread them onto wooden or metal skewers. Reserve the marinade.
  9. Step 9

    Place the shrimp on the hot grill and immediately brush with the marinade.
  10. Step 10

    Grill for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until the shrimp change from a glossy gray color to a pink hue.
  11. Step 11

    Remove the skewers from the grill and serve the shrimp with lemon or lime wedges.
  12. Step 12

    Enjoy over basmati rice with naan on the side.