Broiled Shrimp With Tunisian Spice

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by jenne

A simple and tasty recipe with North African flare. Recipe from

Top Review by Tinkerbell

This was super easy & tastes pretty good. We expected a little more heat, but really it all just tasted like cumin. The lemon was a must to help mellow that dominating flavor. The ground ginger wasn't recognizable at all. I like this recipe though, so I'll just tweak it a bit next time. Made as directed, except I didn't butterfly the shrimp since I started combining all the ingredients & then found out I needed to leave the house right away. I threw everything into a Ziplock bag and it marinated overnight. We actually ate this for breakfast this morning! LOL Thanks for posting, JB! Made for ZWT-6 Team Xtra Hot Dishes! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using a sharp knife, butterfly the shrimp by splitting them down the middle - but not all the way through, leaving the tails intact (the original recipe said to just use kitchen scissors and cut them down the middle and leave the tails intact. . up to you which method to use).
  2. Lay the shrimp in a single layer in a large shallow dish. In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients, except lemon wedges. Pour over shrimp and let marinate for 2 hours.
  3. Preheat broiler. Broil shrimp for 4 minutes or until pink. Serve with lemon wedges.

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