Marinated Grilled Shrimp

These marinated grilled shrimp were beyond tasty. Beyond fantastic. The marinade adds so much flavor to each and every bite. And the dipping sauce? Perfect. This dish reminded me of an amped-up peel-and-eat shrimp boil. We both enjoyed these shrimp tremendously.

Marinated Grilled Shrimp

It’s hard to think of anything I’d change when making these marinated grilled shrimp. Maybe I’d just say it makes one serving, because I certainly could’ve eaten more. I grilled up a few pieces of bread for soppin’ because I knew that the dipping sauce was going to be great long before I even made it.

Also try my easy grilled Cajun shrimp.

Marinated Grilled Shrimp

I recommend doubling the dippin' sauce and serve with some grilled bread for soppin'!
Course Appetizer or Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 387kcal

Ingredients

For the shrimp

  • 1 pound large shrimp shelled, deveined tails on or off

For the marinade

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup dry sherry
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 clove garlic minced, smashed

For the dipping sauce

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce or your favorite hot sauce

Instructions

For the marinade

  • Whisk together the marinade ingredients in a large plastic bowl.
  • Add the shrimp, stir, cover, and refrigerate 3-4 hours, turning the shrimp once.

For the dipping sauce

  • Melt the butter in a medium sauce pan over medium heat.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients. Reduce heat to low and keep warm until ready to serve.

For the shrimp

  • Fire up your grill for direct cooking, 400 F or higher.
  • Remove the shrimp from the marinade (reserving the marinade!), shaking off any excess.
  • Place on the grill and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until done, constantly basting with the marinade.
  • Remove and serve with the dipping sauce.

Notes

You can cook the shrimp directly on the grill or skewer them first.

Nutrition

Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 347mg | Sodium: 2984mg | Potassium: 217mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 775IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 192mg | Iron: 3mg

Nutritional values are approximate.