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grilled blackened shrimp on a plate with fresh lemon and dipping sauce
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Easy Grilled Blackened Shrimp

These easy grilled blackened shrimp are quick to prep, and a versatile and delicious weeknight meal. Try them inside tacos, on a salad, with rice, alongside grilled vegetables or on their own.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 214kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

On the Grill

  • In a medium bowl, combine all of the marinade ingredients together and mix until thoroughly combined. Add shrimp and toss to coat well.
  • Set aside to marinate together for 30 minutes.
  • Thread the shrimp onto skewers.  Heat a grill or grill pan over medium high heat.
  • Place the skewers on the grill. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until shrimp are pink and opaque.
  • Sprinkle with parsley, serve with fresh lemon wedges and serve plain or with your favorite dipping sauce.

On the Stovetop

  • In a medium bowl, combine all of the marinade ingredients together (except for the minced garlic cloves) and mix until thoroughly combined. Add shrimp and toss to coat well.
  • Set aside to marinate together for 30 minutes.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium high heat for 2 minutes. Add avocado oil and let heat through for 1 minute.
  • Arrange the shrimp in a single layer and cook for 2-2.5 minutes. Flip and cook for another 2 minutes until opaque.
  • Add the garlic cloves, stir, and cook for 30 seconds. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Sprinkle with parsley, serve with fresh lemon wedges and serve plain or with your favorite dipping sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 1485mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Calcium: 189mg