Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Cilantro

By Jeremy Kross
May 10, 2013
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Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Cilantro

Author Notes: This is a really quick meal for the grill. For those who don't like cilantro (like both my parents and my in-laws), just substitute lemon for the lime and parsley for the cilantro.Jeremy Kross

Serves: 4

  • 2 pounds Large Shrimp
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 1 bunch Cilantro
  • 3 Limes (zest and juice)
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  1. Combine the garlic, cilantro, lime zest and juice, salt and pepper in either a mortar and pestle or food processor. Then, pour in the olive oil to make a smooth paste.
  2. Peel and devein the shrimp (if needed) and combine with the garlic cilantro mixture in a container with a lid. Allow to marinate for up to 2 hours.
  3. Preheat the grill over medium-high heat. Place the shrimp on skewers (no need to leave space between them, fit as many of them on as you can). Grill on direct heat about 2 minutes per side until they are opaque and have formed a crust.

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