Grilling Evolution: Phase in BBQ Lemon Shrimp

shrmimopIn July, we’re sticking with recipes that push us a little but. When it comes to barbecuing, the idea that all aspiring grilling masters aspire to do their best work is front and center here.

For this Grilled Lemon Shrimp recipe, be sure to maintain even heat because the little crustaceans cook quickly.

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BBQ Lemon Shrimp


  • (8 skewers)
  • 1# large shrimp! cleaned and deveined and dried
  • 2 small zucchini or yellow squash
  • 1 large sweet pepper (yellow , red or orange) sliced
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flake

Preparation: Cook zucchini or squash for 2 minutes in boiling salted water. Drain. Thread shrimp, peppers and squash or zucchini on skewers. Cook garlic in the butter and add lemon zest, lemon juice, red pepper flakes and salt.

Grill skewers for 5 minutes brushing with lemon butter. Turn and burgs again. Grill 5-7 minutes more or until firm.