Grilled Lemon-Bay Shrimp

Ready in 45 minutes

The simplicity of this dish belies its incredible taste. Bay leaves and lemon wedges infuse peppered shrimp with woodsy and citrus flavors. Leave the tails on the shrimp for a prettier presentation. (Cooking Light magazine 8-04)

Top-ranked recipe named "Grilled Lemon-Bay Shrimp"

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2 tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Crushed red pepper
1/2 teaspoon Black pepper
2 cloves Garlic; minced
32 large Shrimp; peeled and deviened (about 1 1/2 lbs)
4 large Lemons; each cut into 8 wedges
Cooking spray

Original recipe makes 4



1. Prepare grill.

2. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 10 minutes.

3. Place bay leaves and lemon wedges in a large bowl. Coat with cooking spray; toss to coat.

4. Thread 4 lemon wedges, 4 shrimp, and 4 bay leaves alternately onto each of each of 8 (10-inch) skewers. Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 2 minutes on each side or until shrimp are done.


Use good quality bay leaves soaked overnight if you can't find fresh bay leaves.


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cera82v 8 years ago
Use good quality bay leaves soaked overnight if you can't find fresh bay leaves. [I posted this recipe.]
cera82v 8 years ago
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