Zesty Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers
If you’re looking for a quick and delicious seafood dish that’s bursting with flavor, these Zesty Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers are a must-try. Succulent shrimp marinated in a zesty lemon and garlic mixture, skewered and grilled to perfection, these skewers are the ultimate crowd-pleaser for any occasion.
- 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 dried oregano
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- Wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes
- In a bowl, combine the minced garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper. Mix well to create the marinade.
- Add the peeled and deveined shrimp to the marinade and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to marinate.
- Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
- Thread the marinated shrimp onto the soaked wooden skewers, alternating with lemon slices if desired.
- Place the shrimp skewers on the grill and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until the shrimp turn pink and opaque.
- Remove from the grill and serve immediately.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These Zesty Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers are a breeze to make and perfect for grilling season. The combination of tangy lemon and savory garlic enhances the natural sweetness of the shrimp, creating a dish that’s both refreshing and satisfying. Serve these skewers as an appetizer at your next barbecue or as a delightful main course with a side salad. They’re sure to be a hit!
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 180kcal, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 22g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 214mg, Sodium: 572mg, Potassium: 134mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 53IU, Vitamin C: 12mg, Calcium: 170mg, Iron: 3mg
Make these Zesty Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers part of your next outdoor gathering, and watch them disappear. The bright and citrusy marinade paired with perfectly grilled shrimp is a taste sensation that will have your guests asking for seconds. Whether it’s a backyard barbecue or a cozy dinner for two, these skewers are a delightful addition to any menu. So fire up the grill, and get ready to enjoy a mouthwatering seafood feast!