Grilled Herb Shrimp

PUBLISHED ON: 07.12.2009

This grilled herb shrimp recipe is guaranteed to impress your friends. This recipe is great for dinner, but can be served as an appetizer for parties or impromptu gatherings. You will not be disappointed!

Serves 6
(Recipe adapted from Barefoot Contessa)
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium yellow onion, small diced
1/4-cup minced fresh parsley
1/4-cup minced fresh basil
1-teaspoon dry mustard
2- teaspoons Dijon mustard
2-teaspoons kosher salt
1/4-teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4-cup good olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
2-lbs. Jumbo shrimp (16 to 20) per pound, peeled (tails left on) and deveined
Combine the garlic, onion, parsley, basil, mustards, salt, pepper, olive oil, and lemon juice. Add shrimp and allow them to marinate for 1 hour at room temperature or refrigerate for up to 2 days.
Prepare a grill and brush grilling rack with oil to prevent the shrimp from sticking. Skewer the shrimp. Grill the shrimp for 1- 1/2 minutes on each side.
Note: You can also broil the shrimp: 3 inches from the flame and 2 minutes per side.

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