Each one of these delicious shrimp skewer recipes makes for the perfect dinner out on the grill..or right in your kitchen! Whether it’s for a summer cookout or just a quiet family dinner, you will love how easy and tasty these shrimp kebabs are. With flavors like honey garlic and pineapple, chipotle lime, tequila jalapeno and so many more, there is something here that the whole family will love! So try a recipe or a few this summer!
16 Amazing Shrimp Skewer Recipes
There are few dinner recipes that cook up as quickly as shrimp! No matter what day of the week, shrimp with delicious flavor will never disappoint! Whether it’s your next backyard barbecue (shrimp are perfect party food!) or an easy weeknight main course, these shrimp skewers will not disappoint!
Perfect Oven Baked Shrimp Skewers
Grilled Shrimp Skewers Recipe
Quick and healthy, this easy grilled shrimp recipe will be a hit at all of your cookouts this summer! Low calories does not mean low flavor! Marinated in a dreamy concoction of fresh herbs, lemon, and smokey flavor from paprika, these delicious shrimp skewers take no time at all to cook!
Honey Garlic & Pineapple Shrimp Skewers
When you need a quick and easy weeknight dinner, consider making these Honey Garlic Shrimp Skewers! They’re packed with flavor, perfect on an outdoor grill or just in a grill pan on the stovetop. These are always a hit with even the pickiest kids!
Chipotle Lime Shrimp Skewers Recipe
Looking for easy appetizers perfect for game night or get-togethers? Try this Chipotle Lime Shrimp Skewers Recipe! They are delicious and so easy to make plus, you only need a few simple ingredients.
Zesty Tequila Lime Shrimp Skewers
If you love the zesty fresh flavor of a good margarita, you’ll love this incredible tequila lime shrimp recipe! It’s the essence of your favorite summertime cocktail, in the form of incredible shrimp skewers – perfect for throwing on the gas grill for quick cooking. The fresh lime juice takes them over the top!
Lemon Garlic Shrimp - Grilled, Baked, or Pan Fried!
This lemon garlic shrimp skewers recipe is an easy recipe but packed with flavor! It can be baked, grilled, or cooked on the stove top in a matter of minutes! This recipe reminds me of the flavors of shrimp scampi, but much healthier! Serve it with rice, pasta, or a healthy salad!
Grilled Shrimp and Vegetable Skewers with Chimichurri Sauce
These shrimp and veggie skewers with chimichurri sauce are easy to make on the grill or in the oven and are a great healthy low carb kebab option. The tasty chimichurri sauce doubles as a marinade!
Shrimp Kabobs Recipe - Spicy and Sweet Grilled Shrimp Skewers!
These Sriracha Shrimp Skewers are the perfect mix of sweet and spicy! This recipe includes helpful tips for keeping shrimp in place while cooking on the skewers.
Grilled Pineapple Shrimp Teriyaki Kabobs - Homemade In The Kitchen
Fire up the grill for Grilled Pineapple Shrimp Teriyaki Kabobs with a homemade pineapple teriyaki sauce and grilled pineapple. These BBQ shrimp skewers have a zesty flavor and are perfect for entertaining!
Grilled Tandoori Shrimp
Tandoori shrimp skewers with lemon wedges and lettuce is the perfect appetizer for warm summer evenings. Marinated in a delicious sauce made of Greek yogurt, tandoori masala, lemon, ginger and garlic, this is a scrumptious recipe that will take your breath away!
Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers with Coconut Quinoa
These grilled pineapple and shrimp skewers have lots of bright flavor and easy to make on the grill! Serve with coconut quinoa and grilled veggies (or whatever side dish you prefer) for the ultimate summer meal.
Cajun Grilled Shrimp Skewers
These Grilled Shrimp Skewers are seasoned with a simple Cajun butter resulting in the most mouthwatering, succulent and delicious grilled shrimp. Cook these on a charcoal grill for a deep, smokey flavor! Serve these up with lots of fresh lemon wedges!
Tequila Jalape�o Shrimp
The fresh flavor of this Tequila Jalapeño Shrimp won't disappoint! It's also quick to make and a light appetizer your guests will love! It can also be served as a meal with some summer sides.
Shrimp on Rosemary Skewers with Rum-Soaked Pineapple
These shrimp and rosemary skewers with rum-soaked pineapple wedges will absolutely be a hit at your party. Skewered food always makes for wonderful appetizers that are easy and fun with the grab-and-go servings and the combination of flavors.
Jerk Shrimp Kabobs
These jerk shrimp kabobs are skewers of shrimp, pineapple and peppers, all coated in homemade Jamaican jerk seasoning, then grilled to perfection. A quick dinner option that’s full of flavor.
Grilled Sriracha Shrimp
This recipe for sriracha shrimp is large succulent shrimp in a flavorful marinade, threaded onto skewers and grilled to perfection. It’s my family’s favorite recipes! You can also use your favorite hot sauce 🙂
HOW TO STORE LEFTOVER SHRIMP SKEWERS
Store leftover shrimp in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. You can also wrap leftover skewers tightly in foil and store for 2-3 days in the fridge.
THE BEST TYPE OF SHRIMP FOR SKEWERS
The size of the shrimp matters when it comes to shrimp skewers!
Large shrimp (JUMBO SHRIMP!!) are the absolute best for shrimp skewers! Look for a minimum of 21-30 count shrimp. Ideally, 16-20 count (or bigger!) is the absolute best! Not only are they delicious, it’s super easy to thread shrimp onto the skewers!
BEST SKEWERS FOR SHRIMP
Wooden skewers are the easy go-to, but I much prefer reusable metal skewers and even better…a combo of metal and wood skewers like these. Just make sure you soak the wooden handle on them if you are using them on the grill.
WHAT TO SERVE WITH SHRIMP SKEWERS
There are so many tasty side dishes to serve with shrimp skewers! Here are a few options:
- Rice pilaf
- Pasta Salad
- Sautéed or grilled veggies
- Corn on the cob
- Fresh Corn Salad
- Roasted potatoes
- Mixed green salad
omg…what a delicious array of recipes…love them all…i love prawns and they are perfect party recipes too..
Shrimp is right up my alley! I cannot wait to try some of these to take to my NYE party!
The hardest thing about this is picking which recipe to start with! I want them all!!
Dana Sandonato says
Love making shrimp skewers! Bookmarking this, I want to try so many of them!
Gina Abernathy says
These are making my mouth water. My daughter is a huge shrimp fan and would love any of these recipes. I’m trying the grilled sriracha first.