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How to Make Grilled Shrimp

No matter where you live, it's always fun to throw another shrimp on the barbie.


  • Step 1: Prepare shrimp Use a paring knife to slice through the shell along the back of each shrimp. Leave the shell on while you devein the shrimp.
  • TIP: Leaving the shell on while you grill will keep the shrimp tender.
  • Step 2: Preheat Preheat your grill to high heat. Oil the grill to create a nonstick surface.
  • Step 3: Mix oil and garlic Mix the oil and garlic in a small bowl and set it aside.
  • Step 4: Season Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and place them on the grill.
  • Step 5: Baste Baste the shrimp with the oil and garlic mixture. Grill the shrimp for 3 minutes on each side, basting as they cook.
  • Step 6: Serve Serve with rice and corn on the cob.
  • FACT: First sold in 1960, the famous mail-order pet "Sea Monkeys," are actually a species of brine shrimp.

You Will Need

  • 16 large jumbo shrimp
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large cloves garlic
  • chopped
  • A small bowl
  • Salt and pepper
  • A basting brush
  • Rice
  • Corn on the cob

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