Citrus Grilled Shrimp

  • Yield 4 servings


1 1/2 pounds fresh jumbo shrimp
1/3 cup fresh grapefruit juice
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Peel and devein the shrimp, leaving the tails intact.
  2. Combine the grapefruit juice, orange juice, lime juice, cilantro, mint, salt and pepper in a shallow glass dish. Add the shrimp and toss well. Marinate, covered, in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  3. Drain the shrimp, discarding the marinade.
  4. Arrange the shrimp evenly on 4 metal skewers. Spray the grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Place the skewers of shrimp on the grill rack.
  5. Grill, with the lid down, over medium-hot (350 to 400 degrees) coals for 3 minutes per side or until the shrimp turn pink.
  6. Serve over hot cooked rice.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Mobile, Bay Tables (Junior League of Mobile 1999)



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