Spicy Sweet Grilled Shrimp

Total Time
Prep 40 mins
Cook 6 mins

The sauce serves as a marinade and dipping sauce for this fantastic summer dish. From the Sable and Rosenfeld cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak bamboo skewers in water for at least 30 minutes.
  2. In a small saucepan combine jelly, garlic, lime juice, Worcestershire, jalapeno and chilies. Cook over medium heat until jelly melts.
  3. Thread shrimp onto skewers, about 4 per skewer if using large shrimp.
  4. Brush both sides of shrimp with jelly mixture and place on a tray to marinate for 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat grill on high and sprinkle shrimp with salt on both sides.
  6. Grill shrimp for 3 minutes per side, brushing with marinade again before turning. Reduce time for smaller shrimp.
  7. Place remaining sauce in a serving dish for dipping.
  8. Prep time includes time to marinate but not to soak the skewers.
Most Helpful

First time for us to grill shrimp and I looked at many recipes and chose this one. Really glad as I liked the sweet and spicy. I used apple jelly as I could not find the other one. Only thing next time I will increase the amount of sauce as we ended up not having enough for dipping but it was perfect. Thank you

Britt O's sweetie pie April 02, 2012

Made tonight for fathers day & it was a hit. Very easy to make and not to spicy. Both kids and adults loved it. I doubled the recipe & barely had enough glaze for 2 lbs of shrimp.

Frugal chef June 21, 2010

so amazing! the only jelly I had was apricot, so I used that, and it got a big thumbs up from the bf and his buddies. thanks sooo much for this. Its for sure a keeper!!

FullyClothedChef March 28, 2010