Zesty Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers

If you’re looking for a delicious and easy-to-make seafood dish that’s perfect for grilling season, these Zesty Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers are a must-try. They’re bursting with flavor and make for a fantastic appetizer or main course. The combination of zesty lemon, savory garlic, and perfectly grilled shrimp will have your taste buds dancing with delight.


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a bowl, combine minced garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, paprika, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper. Mix well to create a marinade.
  3. Thread the marinated shrimp onto the soaked wooden skewers, making sure to leave a little space between each shrimp.
  4. Place the shrimp skewers on the preheated grill and cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until they turn pink and slightly charred.
  5. Remove the skewers from the grill and garnish with fresh parsley.
  6. Serve your Zesty Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers hot with your favorite dipping sauce or a side of salad. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Zesty Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers are a flavorful and healthy addition to your summer grilling repertoire. With the tangy lemon and aromatic garlic, they are sure to be a hit at your next barbecue.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 168

Protein: 23g

Carbohydrates: 3g

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 172mg

Sodium: 288mg

For a memorable outdoor meal, fire up the grill and savor the mouthwatering goodness of these Zesty Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers. Whether you’re hosting a summer cookout or simply craving a delightful seafood dish, these skewers are a fantastic choice. The citrusy punch of lemon combined with the savory garlic infuses each bite with irresistible flavor. Your guests will be raving about this recipe, and you’ll find yourself making it again and again. So, gather your ingredients, enjoy the grilling process, and relish every succulent bite of these shrimp skewers. They’re the perfect way to elevate your outdoor dining experience!