Honey Grilled Shrimp

Here is a sweet and savory twist on a classic grilled shrimp with this delicious honey grilled shrimp recipe. Only a few simple ingredients.

honey grilled shrimp

Honey Grilled Shrimp is a delicious and easy-to-prepare seafood dish that is perfect for summer barbecues or outdoor gatherings.

The sweet and savory flavors of honey and seasonings pair perfectly with the succulent taste of fresh shrimp, making it one of our favorite shrimp recipes to make.

shrimp in marinade

If you are using wooden skewers to make this recipe, it’s VERY important that you soak them in water for a couple of hours before using them so they don’t catch on fire.

shrimp in grill pan

Serve your honey grilled shrimp hot off the grill with a side of rice or veggies for a satisfying meal that’s sure to impress everyone!

honey grilled shrimp

Make sure you do not use the marinade from the bag that had the shrimp in it to baste the shrimp on the grill. Reserve approximately 1/2 cup for basting.

honey grilled shrimp

You will need the following ingredients to make this Honey Grilled Shrimp recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Italian Salad Dressing, Honey, Garlic Cloves and Raw Shrimp.

  1. If using wood skewers place them in water.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the salad dressing, honey and garlic. Set aside 1/2 cup for basting.
  3. Pour the remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add the shrimp to the bag, seal and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Cover and refrigerate reserved marinade for basting.
  5. Lightly grease the grill with cooking spray.
  6. Thread the shrimp onto eight metal or soaked wooden skewers. Drain and discard the marinade.
  7. Grill over medium heat for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes on each side. Baste with reserved marinade. Grill 3 to 4 minutes longer or until shrimp turns pink, turning and basting frequently.

Printable Recipe Card

honey grilled shrimp

Honey Grilled Shrimp

Here is a sweet and savory twist on a classic grilled shrimp with this delicious grilled honey shrimp recipe. Only a few simple ingredients.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Marinate Time 30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 278 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl for Mixing
  • BBQ / Grill
  • Skewers

Ingredients
 

  • 8 oz Italian Salad Dressing
  • 1 Cup Honey
  • ½ Tsp Old Bay Seasoning, or more to taste
  • 2 lbs Raw Shrimp, peeled and deveined

Instructions
 

  • If using wood skewers place them in water.
  • In a small bowl, combine the salad dressing, honey and garlic. Set aside 1/2 cup for basting.
  • Pour the remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add the shrimp to the bag, seal and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Cover and refrigerate reserved marinade for basting.
  • Lightly grease the grill with cooking spray.
  • Thread the shrimp onto eight metal or soaked wooden skewers. Drain and discard the marinade.
  • Grill over medium heat for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes on each side. Baste with reserved marinade. Grill 3 to 4 minutes longer or until shrimp turns pink, turning and basting frequently.

Nutrition

Calories: 278kcalCarbohydrates: 39gProtein: 16gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 143mgSodium: 925mgPotassium: 175mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 38gVitamin A: 218IUVitamin C: 0.3mgCalcium: 69mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Brenda says:

    This honey grilled shrimp recipe is fantastic. The honey makes it sweet, but with the salad dressing and garlic it gives the shrimp a very distinct flavor.

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