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Australian Shrimp on the Barbie

User Rating 4 Star Rating (3 Reviews)

By Wayne

Australian Shrimp on the Barbie

Australian Shrimp on the Barbie

Regarding BBQ, Inc.
Wayne sent me this delicious recipe for the traditional Australian method for grilling shrimp.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh herbs (parsley, thyme and cilantro)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 large garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • salt and pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 1/2 pounds large to x-large-shrimp, peeled with tails in tact, and deveined
  • Spinach leaves
  • Lemon slices
  • Skewers


Combine first 8 ingredients in large bowl. Mix in shrimp. Marinate at room temperature 1 hour or in the refrigerator 5 hours, stirring occasionally. Prepare barbecue with medium hot coals. Thread shrimp on narrow skewers. Grill until just opaque, about 2 minutes per side. Line platter with spinach. Arrange skewers on platter. Garnish with lemon and serve.
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 4 out of 5
VERY Good!, Member shelbel118

I have BBQ'd shrimp many times, and this is the first time I've found a recipe that I'd make again and again. The marinate was tasty and thick enough that it stayed with the shrimp over the hot coals.

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