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Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Super fast to prepare, super easy to make, and most importantly super tasty and flavorful! These Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers are perfect for your summertime grilling! Serve on top of salads or as a appetizer!
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Tracy


  • 2 lbs fresh shrimp, deveined and shelled
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 shakes hot sauce OPTIONAL
  • 12 skewers


  • Pre-heat an outdoor grill or grill pan on stove top on high.  If using wooden skewers, fill sink or dish with water and soak skewers. 
  • Add shrimp to a medium sized bowl.
  • In another small bowl, mix all of the other ingredients. 
  • Add mixture to shrimp and mix well so all the shrimp is coated.
  • Add shrimp to skewers and grill for 90 seconds on each side.  Serve immediately!