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Spicy Shrimp Kabobs Recipe

Spicy Shrimp Kabobs Recipe

“Because these kabobs are so good, guests always think I labored over the preparation. But really, you can make them in no time.” —Marcia Pilgeram SANDPOINT, ID.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined


  • 1. In a small saucepan, melt butter; add the lemon juice, spices, lemon peel and salt.
  • 2. Thread shrimp onto eight metal or soaked wooden skewers. Place skewers in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink, basting occasionally with butter mixture. Yield: 8 kabobs.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 204 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 168mg cholesterol, 364mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein .

Reviews for Spicy Shrimp Kabobs

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veggiemama 220068
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2015

"Really good!"

CookingRocks8 170882
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2011


doris49 189574
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2010

"My family liked this recipe and it was easy and quick. The next time I make it, I will add Tony Chechere's or Cayenne Pepper for a little kick."

wiscook 186504
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2009

"very tasty, served with nutty wild rice on page 31 of this issue."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.