Garlicky Grilled Shrimp

Marcella Valladolid keeps her grilled shrimp simple but super-tasty, marinating it quickly in a mix of garlic, onion, white wine and lime juice.

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  • Servings: 4


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 8 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 pound extra-large shrimp, shelled and deveined, tails left on
  • Kosher salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • Steamed rice, for serving

How to make this recipe

  1. Light a grill. In a bowl, mix the 1 tablespoon of oil with the onion, garlic, wine, lime juice and parsley. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and add to the bowl; rub with the marinade and let stand for 15 minutes.

  2. Thread the shrimp onto 4 skewers and rub the butter all over the shrimp. Oil the grate. Grill the shrimp over moderate heat, basting with the marinade and turning, until just cooked through, 7 minutes. Serve with steamed rice.

Suggested Pairing

Berry-scented rosé.

Contributed By Photo © John Kernick Published June 2014

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