Grilled Seasoned Shrimp

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Grill: 5 min. + chilling


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 24, 2022
A marinade using balsamic vinegar, lemon juice and Italian dressing boosts the flavor of these tender shrimp. Diane Harrison of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania serves the delightful bites chilled.
Grilled Seasoned Shrimp Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked large shrimp
  • 1 small red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt and coarsely ground pepper to taste, optional


  1. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Coat a grill rack with cooking spray before starting the grill.
  2. Grill shrimp, covered, over indirect medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Cool; cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  3. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the remaining ingredients; add shrimp. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon.

Nutrition Facts

3 each: 267 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 259mg cholesterol, 470mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fat, 1/2 fruit.

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