Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 mins

A wonderful recipe from Barefoot Contessa, comfort foods preparer extraordinare!!! This smells devine on the grill.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all the ingredients and allow them to marinate for 1 hour at room temperature (or cover and refegerate for up to 2 days).
  2. Skewer the shrimp. 3 to 4 shrimp on a 12 inch skewer.
  3. Heat grill and brush gill with oil to prevent sticking.
  4. Grill the shrimp for only 1 - 1 1/2 minutes on each side.
Most Helpful

Great tasting recipe. Nice and garlicky. Thanks for posting this recipe.

gwynn June 20, 2009

Absolutely wonderful! I made half the recipe to serve alongside steak. I used 1 tsp dried basil and 2 tsp dried parsley since I did not have fresh spices. It was still awesome. Only problem now is that the kids are starting to enjoy seafood so we have to share - dang it!

mums the word April 01, 2008

i had to use dry parsley and basil ( i know sorry!!!) but that's all i had on hand. i also had to pan fry it since i have no grill. i think pan frying it was a mistake or maybe the fact that i threw everything into the pan including the marinade because it turned out too salty even tho i followed the salt part exactly. great flavor but i know the salty part is because of the marinade being thrown in w/ the shrimp into the pan. so lesson learned next time i'll just discard the marinade before throwing it into the pan. can't wait to try it w/ the fresh ingredients. but this will definately go into my favorites.

LuvMyBabies June 07, 2007