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Ginger-Mint Grilled Shrimp

Ginger-Mint Grilled Shrimp

These Ginger-Mint Grilled Shrimp are really a cinch to make. They are best made using large (colossal) shrimp which is more like lobster
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Additional Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Fish & Seafood
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 254 kcal


  • 12 Colossal shrimp or a pound of jumbo shrimp - isn't that an oxymoron?
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • The zest from 1 lime
  • The juice from 1 lime zest first, juice second
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper as needed


  • Remove the shell (except for the tail) and devein the shrimp.
  • In a bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients, mix well. Add the shrimp to the marinade and marinate for 30 minutes up to 1 hour.
  • Heat the BBQ, grill or a grill pan to medium-high heat. Remove the shrimp from the marinade and grill, turning and basting with the marinade until just opaque.
  • Heat any remaining marinade in the microwave or on the stove-top until boiling. Spoon over the shrimp and serve.


Serving: 1gSodium: 1057mgFiber: 1gCholesterol: 62mgCalories: 254kcalPolyunsaturated Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 9gFat: 25gProtein: 5gCarbohydrates: 4g
Keyword BBQ shrimp, cleaning shrimp, colossal shrimp
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