Charcoal Grilled Shrimp

  • Yield: 30 appetizers servings


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