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Honey Grilled Shrimp

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Makes

8 servings

My husband was given this super-simple recipe by a man who sold shrimp at the fish market. It's now become our family's absolute favorite easy shrimp recipe. We've even served it to company often, with great success. Enjoy! —Lisa Blackwell, Henderson, North Carolina
Honey Grilled Shrimp Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the salad dressing, honey and garlic; set aside 1/2 cup. Pour remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the shrimp. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate reserved marinade for basting.
  2. Drain shrimp, discarding marinade from bag. Thread shrimp onto eight metal or soaked wooden skewers. On a greased grill rack, grill, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes on each side. Baste with reserved marinade. Grill or broil 2-3 minutes longer or until shrimp are pink and firm, turning and basting frequently.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 175 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 168mg cholesterol, 383mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.

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