Citrus Grilled Shrimp

  • Yield: 4 servings


1 1/2pounds fresh jumbo shrimp
1/3cup fresh grapefruit juice
1/4cup fresh orange juice
2tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1/4cup fresh mint, chopped
1/4teaspoon salt
1/4teaspoon pepper


  1. Peel and devein the shrimp, leaving the tails intact.
  2. Combine the grapefruit juice, orange juice, lime juice, cilantro, mint, salt and pepper in a shallow glass dish. Add the shrimp and toss well. Marinate, covered, in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  3. Drain the shrimp, discarding the marinade.
  4. Arrange the shrimp evenly on 4 metal skewers. Spray the grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Place the skewers of shrimp on the grill rack.
  5. Grill, with the lid down, over medium-hot (350 to 400 degrees) coals for 3 minutes per side or until the shrimp turn pink.
  6. Serve over hot cooked rice.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Mobile, Bay Tables (Junior League of Mobile 1999)

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