Charcoal Grilled Shrimp

  • Yield 30 appetizers servings

The perfect shrimp appetizer.


2 pounds large shrimp
1/3 cup safflower oil
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons dry white wine or vermouth
1 tablespoon minced shallots or green onions (white part only)
1 clove garlic minced
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh dill or 1/2 teaspoon dired
-- Several dashes Tabasco sauce


  1. Place shrimp in a shallow ceramic or glass baking dish. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over shrimp. Cover and chill several hours or overnight. Drain shrimp and reserve marinade.
  2. Thread shrimp on skewers or place in a wire grill basket. Grill shrimp over hot coals, turning and brushing with reserved marinade, until pink and cooked through, about 8-10 minutes. Serve with wooden picks.



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