Honey Grilled Shrimp

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.


8 servings

Updated: Oct. 12, 2022
My husband was given this super simple recipe by a man who sold shrimp at the fish market. It's now become our family's absolute favorite shrimp recipe. We've often served it to company with terrific success. Enjoy! —Lisa Blackwell, Henderson, North Carolina
Honey Grilled Shrimp Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3/4 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 pounds uncooked shrimp (31-40 per pound), peeled and deveined


  1. In a bowl or shallow dish, combine the salad dressing, honey and garlic; remove and set aside 1/2 cup. Add the shrimp to the remaining marinade in the bowl. Turn to coat; cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate reserved marinade for basting.
  2. Drain shrimp, discarding marinade. Thread shrimp onto 8 metal or soaked wooden skewers. On a greased grill rack, grill, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes on each side. Baste with reserved marinade. Grill or broil 2-3 minutes longer or until shrimp are pink and firm, turning and basting frequently.

Nutrition Facts

1 skewer: 175 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 168mg cholesterol, 383mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 18g protein.