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Grilled Bang Bang Shrimp skewers on metal tray with green onion slices
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Grilled Bang Bang Shrimp

Grilled Bang Bang Shrimp is succulent and tender shrimp skewers that are brushed with a simple olive oil and garlic spice wet rub. Seared for just 2-3 minutes on each side and then drizzled with the most amazingly crave-able, scratch-made Bang Bang Sauce for an insanely easy and quick meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grilled Bang Bang Shrimp
Servings: 8
Calories: 174kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds shrimp skewers - raw, peeled, and deveined size 26/30 or larger
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup Homemade Bang Bang Sauce - see link Bang Bang Sauce Recipe
  • 1 green onion, sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat the grill to a medium high heat and oil the grill grates.
  • Combine the olive oil, garlic, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  • Brush on both sides of the shrimp.
  • Grill the shrimp directly over the heat source for 1-3 minutes on each side JUST until the interior of the shrimp become opaque.
  • Remove the shrimp from the grill and drizzle or brush with the Homemade Bang Bang Sauce.
  • Garnish with the sliced green onions.

Notes

Grill times can vary depending on flame temperature and shrimp size. 
Shrimp cook very quickly. Overcooked shrimp can be tough. Raw shrimp are translucent and gray. They will turn opaque with reddish or pink tints as they cook. Watch the crevice in the back of the shrimp where the vein was removed and AS SOON as the flesh at the base of that crevice turns from translucent to opaque, the shrimp is done.
Nutrition is approximate and does not include Bang Bang Sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 954mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 46IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 167mg | Iron: 3mg