Garlic Herb Shrimp Ready in Under 30 Minutes!

Last Updated on July 17, 2021 by Michele Tripple

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Searching for the next summer dish to serve your family that is quick and easy? Well, give this lemon garlic herb shrimp a try! From start to finish it takes under 30 minutes for those busy nights! 

Searching for the next summer dish to serve your family that is quick and easy? Well, give lemon garlic herb grilled shrimp a try! From start to finish it takes under 30 minutes for those busy nights! 

Lemon Garlic Herb Shrimp

In our home summer is the perfect time for BBQing. The kids love playing outside so rather than spending hours in the kitchen we try to make simple yet delicious meals and this is no exception. This lemon garlic herb shrimp is prepped in only 5 minutes, marinates for 10 and is cooked in 8 minutes which means I have dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes! Not only that, but can easily be doubled or tripled!

So if you have a big family like mine, or friends randomly stop by you will have the perfect recipe to serve them that they think you spent hours preparing!

So no matter if you are just getting home from a long day at the pool with the kids, a beach day, or a long day at work we have a quick and easy dish for you to try, lemon garlic herbed grilled shrimp!

If your family are shrimp fans be sure to try our 10 minute Air Fryer Shrimp!

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Searching for the next summer dish to serve your family that is quick and easy? Well, give lemon garlic herb grilled shrimp a try! From start to finish it takes under 30 minutes for those busy nights! 

Lemon Garlic Herb Grilled Shrimp

Serves 4

Prep Time- 5 minutes

Marinade – 10 minutes

Cook Time- 8 minutes

Ingredients

  • One pound large raw shrimp – peeled and deveined
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1/2 a lemon – juiced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • Garnishes – extra fresh parsley, lemon wedges

 

How to Make Garlic Herb Shrimp

  • Prepare the grill for medium (350-450 degrees) direct heat.

Tips for regulating medium heat on your grill.

  • To accurately gauge medium-high heat on a charcoal grill, use a grill thermometer or leave the bottom vent fully open and the top vent on the lid open.
  • To adjust the temperature of a charcoal grill, use the top vent.Searching for the next summer dish to serve your family that is quick and easy? Well, give lemon garlic herb grilled shrimp a try! From start to finish it takes under 30 minutes for those busy nights! 
  • In a small bowl mix olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, garlic, and parsley. Add shrimp.
  • Cover and place in the fridge for at least 10 minutes but no more than an hour.
  • Place shrimp on skewers for grilling.
  • Once the shrimp are skewered cook them for about 3 to 4 minutes on each side with the BBQ lid closed. You want to make sure you do not overcook the shrimp. If you do they will become rubbery. The shrimp should be white and opaque when it is done.
  • Once cooked remove from the grill and top with more fresh parsley or lemon if desired.
Searching for the next summer dish to serve your family that is quick and easy? Well, give lemon garlic herb grilled shrimp a try! From start to finish it takes under 30 minutes for those busy nights! 

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • If you are using wooden skewers, be sure to soak them for at least 20 minutes in water prior to skwering your shimp to prevent burning.
  • This lemon garlic herb grilled shrimp is perfect served over rice, noodles or greens! Serve with summer green veggies or a fresh garden salad.
  • Be sure you wash your shrimp properly. Run them under water and be sure to devain them (remove the gray / black vein on the backside of the shrimp)

Storage

Store your leftover shrimp in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

What Can I Serve with this recipe?

There are so many great options to serve with this recipe! You can serve your garrlic shrimp over a bed of rice or pasta.

You can also serve Instant Pot Aspagaragus or Instant Pot Artichokes on the side.

Looking for more dinner ideas? Try these!

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Searching for the next summer dish to serve your family that is quick and easy? Well, give lemon garlic herb grilled shrimp a try! From start to finish it takes under 30 minutes for those busy nights! 
Yield: Serves 4

Lemon Garlic Herb Grilled Shrimp

Lemon Garlic Herb Grilled Shrimp

Searching for the next summer dish to serve your family that is quick and easy? Well, give lemon garlic herb grilled shrimp a try! From start to finish it takes under 30 minutes for those busy nights! 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes

Ingredients

  • One pound large raw shrimp – peeled and deveined
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1/2 a lemon – juiced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • Garnishes – extra fresh parsley, lemon wedges

Instructions

  1. Prepare the grill for medium (350-450 degrees) direct heat.
  2. In a small bowl mix olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, garlic and parsley into a bowl.
  3. Add shrimp. Cover and place in the fridge for 10 minutes up to an hour
  4. Place shrimp on skewers for grilling
  5. Cook shrimp approximately 3-4 minutes on each side with the grill cover on, being careful not to overcook. The shrimp should be white and opaque when done cooking.
  6. Remove from grill and top with additional fresh parsley or lemon if desired.

Notes

If you are using wooden skewers, make sure you soak them for at least 10 minutes then they will not catch on fire.

7 thoughts on “Garlic Herb Shrimp Ready in Under 30 Minutes!”

    • This lemon garlic herb grilled shrimp recipe is great throughout the entire year. It is so light and refreshing and a nice change from the heavy dinners we normally have in the fall

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