Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp

Sabrina S. Baksh/Regarding BBQ, Inc.
  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins,
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4-5
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If you enjoy shrimp scampi, then this is the grilled shrimp recipe for you. You can serve this dish as part of a main course or serve them as appetizers at your next cookout. 

What You'll Need

  • 3 pounds jumbo shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 1 cup butter (melted)
  • 1/3 cup ​olive oil
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons white wine (dry)
  • 2 tablespoons parsley (fresh, chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon basil (fresh, finely chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

How to Make It

1. Place peeled and deveined shrimp in a large bowl. Combine remaining ingredients. Divide sauce in half. Pour 1/2 of the sauce onto shrimp. Toss to coat, cover, and place in refrigerator for 30-40 minutes.

2. Preheat grill for medium heat. Heat reserved half of the sauce in a pan on low until warm. Arrange shrimp onto skewers. Try to fit about 5 or 6 on each skewer. Do not overcrowd.

3. Place onto grill and cook for 2-4 minutes per side.

When shrimp no longer looks translucent, but takes on a pink hue and the texture is firm, remove from heat.

4. Arrange skewered shrimp onto platter and either drizzle heated sauce over top or serve on the side. Garnish with extra chopped basil or parsley.  Enjoy.