Lemon Ginger Shrimp

2018-07-14T19:13:34-05:00July 15th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Author: ZUZKA

Source: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/21442/lemon-ginger-shrimp/?internalSource=hub%20recipe&referringId=2263&referringContentType=recipe%20hub&clickId=cardslot%2010

Lemon Ginger Shrimp

Recipe Yield: 9 servings Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 6 minutes Ready In: 2 hours 30 minutes


  • 3 pounds jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger root
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • skewers


  1. In a blender or food processor, process the olive oil, sesame oil, lemon juice, onion, garlic, ginger, cilantro, paprika, salt, and pepper until smooth. Reserve a small amount for basting. Pour the remaining mixture into a dish, add shrimp, and stir to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat grill for medium heat. Thread shrimp onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Discard marinade.
  3. Lightly oil grill grate. Grill shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque. Baste with reserved sauce while cooking.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Information Per Serving: 286 calories 15.7 grams of fat 3.8 grams of carbohydrates 31 grams of protein 230 milligrams of cholesterol 355 milligrams of sodium.