Lemon Butter Grilled Shrimp

Lemon Butter Grilled Shrimp

Lemon Butter Grilled Shrimp


Ingredients for Shrimp & Marinade:

  • 2 lbs Large shrimp peeled, deveined and patted dry
  • 1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Smoked paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp Dried basil
  • 1 tsp Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper

Ingredients for Lemon Parsley Butter:

  • 4 tbsp Melted unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Finely chopped parsley
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Lemon juice


  • Soak wooden kebob skewers for at least 30 minutes. Meanwhile, make lemon parsley butter by melting butter in a small bowl. Mix in lemon and parsley. Reheat in microwave 10 seconds or so just prior to serving.
  • Whisk marinade ingredients together in large bowl. Add shrimp and stir until fully coated. Marinate for 15-30 minutes at room temperature.
  • Heat grill to medium high heat (roughly 400 degrees F) Clean grates and grease with oil. Thread the shrimp onto the skewers
  • Evenly space skewers on the hot grill and cook for 2 minutes per side or until shrimp are golden with slight char on the edges. Remove from grill to a serving plate.
  • To serve, dip shrimp in lemon parsley butter or remove shrimp from skewers, drizzle on the butter and toss to combine. Serve with additional fresh lemon wedges.