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Grilled Shrimp

Grilled Shrimp with garlic

Course: Appetiser
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Edyta
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  • ½ cup of olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic - chopped
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped thyme
  • 1 tablespoon of smoked paprika (I didn't have ancho chill powder so I used smoked papricka and cayenne pepper)
  • ½ teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • 12 shrimp
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cloves of thinly sliced garlic for garlic chips
  • Wooden skewers soaked in water


  • Use ¼ of cup of olive oil, add garlic, smoked paprika, 1 tablespoon of chopped thyme and soak the shrimp in it.
  • Heat the grill to high
  • Skewer the shrimp and sprinkle with salt and pepper
  • In the meantime, heat up the remaining oil in small saucepan. Add garlic slices and cook until lightly brown
  • Remove garlic with slotted spoon on the paper towel and reserve the oil
  • Put the shrimp on high grill and cook in each side for about 2 minutes
  • If the shrimp is translucent it is not cooked yet, but be careful not to overcook it
  • Remove the shrimp from the grill, take off the skewers and pour the remaining oil on shrimp
  • Sprinkle with garlic chips and remaining fresh thyme.
  • Enjoy!