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Marinated Grilled 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


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


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.


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


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