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Grilled Shrimp with Spicy-Sweet Sauce Recipe

Grilled Shrimp with Spicy-Sweet Sauce Recipe

These finger-lickin' shrimp practically fly off the platter at my get-togethers. Play with the amount of sriracha to get the spice level just the way you like it. —Susan Harrison, Laurel, MD
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:15 servings


  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 teaspoon Sriracha Asian hot chili sauce or 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 45 uncooked large shrimp (about 1-1/2 pounds), peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, chili sauce, green onion and Sriracha. Sprinkle shrimp with salt and pepper. Thread three shrimp onto each of 15 metal or soaked wooden skewers.
  • 2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Grill shrimp, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 3-4 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Serve with sauce. Yield: 15 servings (1/3 cup sauce).

Nutritional Facts

3 shrimp with 1 teaspoon sauce equals 56 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 lean meat.

Reviews for Grilled Shrimp with Spicy-Sweet Sauce

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Reviewed Jun. 18, 2015

"Sauce was phenomenal! Definitely will do again. I did a half batch of shrimp but a full batch of sauce and ate as main meal rather than appetizer."

Reviewed Aug. 18, 2014

"Awesome - I will make this one again."

Reviewed Nov. 10, 2013

"This was very good, quick and easy"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer