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Grilled Jumbo Shrimp: Scrumptious Meal for Special Occasions

If you do love seafood, you must love to eat shrimps. Shrimps are prepared in different ways. However, grilled shrimps are always a delight for foodies. Grilled shrimps are extremely popular among the connoisseurs of good foods because of their exemplary taste.

Grilled shrimps are mainly preferred in the summer. You can guess that summer has embarked on when you start smelling the barbecues. Families take out their grills and go on for a brilliant barbecue, in their backyard with their friends, in the summer. Food lovers wait all year for these backyard barbecues and when the season comes, they take part in it wholeheartedly.

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So, if you are planning a similar barbecue in your backyard, preparing herb marinated grilled jumbo shrimp is a good idea. Shrimps take less time to grill and delicious to taste, if cooked perfectly. You need to keep an eye on them while grilling, as overcooked shrimp can become rubbery. Here is how to grill the jumbo shrimp to add variety in your shrimp platter, take a look:


• Jumbo shrimp, 2 ½ pounds

• Olive oil, ¼ cup

• Chopped cilantro, ¼ cup

• Diced shallot, ½

• Lemon juice, 3 tablespoons

• Dried basil, 1 teaspoon

• Minced garlic, 1 clove

• Salt, 1 teaspoon

Preparation method

• Start with peeling off and detaching vein from the shrimp and put them in a re-sealable plastic bag. Mix together the remaining ingredients and pour over the shrimp. Now, seal the bag and let it marinate for couple of hours to four hours.

• Now, preheat the grill over medium high heat. Take out the shrimps from bag and throw away the marinade. Then, place shrimps over the grill and let cook each side for 3 minutes.

• Now, remove from the grill and serve it hot

To make the dish more flavourful, you can make some herb marinade by combining various herbs. This will add to the flavour of the dish and make them more appetizing and scrumptious.

You can also order grilled jumbo shrimp dish online and enjoy its scrumptious flavour with friends and family.