So simple, so elegant, so hearty, and so. darn. good. These grilled garlic butter shrimp skewers are just about the perfect dish!

15 Minute Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp

Ready for a tasty dinner that will impress a crowd? This Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp is ready in just 15 minutes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free, healthy, shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 252 kcal
Author Stacey aka the Soccer Mom


  • 1 pound shrimp large, (16-20’s)
  • 1/3 cup butter melted
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic minced (a heaping tablespoon)
  • 1 teaspoon parsley minced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the grill to medium heat, or about 350°F.

  2. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving on the tails.

  3. Thread the shrimp on wet bamboo skewers.
  4. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together melted butter, garlic, salt and pepper.

  5. Once grill is heated, lay the shrimp across its surface to begin cooking. Flip the shrimp after approximately 2 minutes.
  6. After you've flipped the shrimp, baste the side facing up with the garlic butter sauce. 

  7. Turn the shrimp and baste the other side.
  8. Remove the shrimp when cooked through (after about 5-7 minutes total grill time).
  9. Brush them shrimp one more time with the garlic sauce before serving.

Recipe Notes

Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.

Nutrition Facts
15 Minute Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 252 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 326mg109%
Sodium 1016mg44%
Potassium 90mg3%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 475IU10%
Vitamin C 5.3mg6%
Calcium 173mg17%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.