Citrus-Honey Grilled Shrimp

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  • 16 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 6 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
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This is a deliciously sweet and citrus-flavored shrimp dish that can be served as either an appetizer or an entree. Enjoy with your favorite grilled vegetables or served over fresh greens and pasta.

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 pounds/700 g shrimp, peeled and deveined 
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL honey
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL salt
  • 8-10 wooden skewers

How to Make It

Combine lime juice with honey, oil, garlic, white pepper, and salt.  Pour half of the mixture into a separate bowl for basting.  Place peeled and deveined shrimp into a resealable plastic bag (use two if necessary).  Pour remaining half of citrus-honey mixture into bag.  Make sure all of the shrimp is coated.  Seal bag and place into the refrigerator for 15-30 minutes (no longer than this).  

Preheat grill for high heat.

Remove shrimp from refrigerator and thread 3 to 4 shrimp onto each wooden skewers. Place shrimp on grill and cook for 2-3 minutes. Baste top sides with reserved citrus-honey mixture. Turn shrimp once, grill for another 2 to 3 minutes, or until opaque. Remove from grill and serve immediately.