Zesty Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers


Zesty Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers

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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Add the peeled and deveined shrimp to the marinade and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to marinate.
  3. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  4. Thread the marinated shrimp onto the soaked wooden skewers, alternating with lemon slices if desired.
  5. Place the shrimp skewers on the grill and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until the shrimp turn pink and opaque.
  6. 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!

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