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Citrus-Honey Grilled Shrimp

User Rating 4 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


Citrus-Honey Grilled Shrimp
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This is a deliciously sweet and citrus-flavored shrimp dish. It can be served as either an appetizer or an entree.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 6 minutes

Total Time: 16 minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 1 1/2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


Thread 3 to 4 shrimp on wooden skewers. Mix together remaining ingredients in a medium bowl. Brush citrus-honey mixture on both sides of shrimp.

Preheat grill for high heat. Place shrimp on grill and cook for 2-3 minutes. Baste top sides with citrus-honey mixture. Turn shrimp once, grill for another 2 to 3 minutes, or until opaque. Remove from grill and serve immediately.

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 4 out of 5
Citrus Honey Marinade, Member gentlearts

This combination of lime juice and honey is absolutely delicious. I used it on skewered shrimp and scallops on the grill. I was short a bit of lime juice, so I used some lemon juice too. The problem is that, since it has no oil in it, it does not help the shrimp brown, nor seal in the juices. I will use this again, but I will add a few tablespoons of olive oil to the marinade. I might also sprinkle some Old Bay on the shrimp before grilling...just for a bit more oomph.

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