Alambre De Camarones (Grilled Shrimp Skewers)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

I saw this recipe on the Self magazine website. Looks fabulous - would make such a nice pool side treat this summer! I thought I would store it here for safe keeping. If you try it, please let me know what you think! I'll keep you posted, if I get a chance to make these anytime soon!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Marinade: Add first 7 ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Marinade shrimp for 10 minutes or up to 2 hours.
  3. Skewers: Cut onion into bite-sized chunks. Add 1 chili to skewer.
  4. Add 1 shrimp, a chunk of onion and a cherry tomato on to each skewer; repeat two times.
  5. Add second chili to end of skewer.
  6. Season with salt.
  7. Heat the electric or gas grill over high heat.
  8. Place skewers on grill and close grill cover.
  9. Cook skewers for about 5 minutes on each side until the onions are tender and the shrimp is cooked through.


Most Helpful

The flavor is excellent but there is not enough marinade for the amount of shrimp, I had to double it and it was still barely enough. Other than that, a 5 star recipe.

Katanashrp February 22, 2012

Very good marinade. I skewered the shrimp with red pepper, sweet onions and grape tomatoes. Yummy!

Deb's Cookin June 19, 2011

O.K. Annie, I tried your recipe and all I can say is ZOWIE!!! Great recipe and the marinade worked super. I used jalapenos because that's all I had and found that one jalapeno on each end and one in the middle is simply to hot four my tastes. Could be because I did't remove the seeds and membrane. I'll use a milder pepper next time and do it right. There will be a next time!

Witch Doctor April 22, 2008

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