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Herbed grilled shrimp skewers on a platter

Herbed Grilled Shrimp

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  • Author: Chelsea Joy
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Total Time: 26 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Grilled
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Fire up the grill for the best herbed grilled shrimp recipe this summer! This super simple recipe takes minutes to cook.


  • 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme (or oregano)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. In a large bowl, toss shrimp with 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Arrange shrimp on oiled grill rack. Cook for 3 minutes on each side or until pink and no longer translucent. Remove shrimp from grill.
  4. Stir herbs, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, and remaining olive oil in a bowl. Either brush the herb mixture on the shrimp skewers or pour over shrimp and toss to combine. Serve immediately.