Are you wondering what is the best way to grill shrimp? Virginia Willis, culinary expert, cooking show producer, and author of Bon Appétit, Y'all! Three Generations of Southern Cooking shares her five favorite grilled shrimp recipes, along with additional tips, in this exclusive LoveToKnow Best interview.
1. Orange and Herb Grilled Shrimp
Marinate the shrimp in orange juice, orange zest, and freshly chopped herbs for 30 minutes. Grill in the shell over medium high heat until the shells are pink and the meat is opaque.
2. Honey Grilled Shrimp
Combine a light sauce of honey and lime juice to baste the shrimp while they are grilling.
3. Buffalo Grilled Shrimp
Wrap the shrimp in aluminum foil with cold butter and hot sauce. Grill just a few minutes over medium heat until the shells are pink. Serve with crusty baguette to sop of the juices and plenty of celery and blue cheese dressing on the side!
4. Lemon Pepper Shrimp
Peel and butterfly the shrimp. Wrap the prepared shrimp in aluminum foil with olive oil, wine, butter, garlic, red pepper, lemon juice, and lemon zest.
5. Shrimp Scampi Foil Packets
Peel and butterfly the shrimp. Wrap the prepared shrimp in aluminum foil with olive oil, wine, butter, garlic, red pepper, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper. Grill over medium high heat until the shrimp are opaque. Serve with cooked linguine.