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Spicy Chipotle Grilled Shrimp Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Spicy Chipotle Grilled Shrimp

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"Delicious spicy marinated shrimp. Easy on indoor or outdoor grill. I serve this with yellow rice and/or baked potatoes. I also put an extra shot of hot pepper sauce on the rice, love it spicy!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    50 mins


  1. Mix together the garlic, chipotle peppers, lemon juice, olive oil, paprika, cilantro, kosher salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes, and cayenne pepper in a bowl. Stir in the shrimp, and mix well to thoroughly coat. Marinate for 30 minutes in refrigerator.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat, and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Remove the shrimp from the marinade, and discard excess marinade. Thread about 5 shrimp per skewer, and grill on the preheated grill until the shrimp turn pink and opaque in the center, about 2 minutes per side.
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Feb 23, 2011

I made this recipe for the first time for a 4th of July last year. It was a winner and I made several batches becuse it became a regular request for the rest of the cookouts during tht e summer of 2010. I was looking for this again so I can use it today because of the beautiful weather here in Florida. Wonderful flavor and great reason to get together with friends and family. I use the recipe basically as is except for the marinating time. I always get shrimp when it is on sale. I purchase at least 10 lbs in two pound portions. When I get home I make the marinade x5 and place each portion of marinade in gallon zip lock freezer bags. I place the shrimp in the marinade and freeze making sure they are laying flat so they freeze into a flat sheet of goodness. When I know I will be needing one of these, I place it in the refrigerator to thaw. During the thawing process they merinade and I cut down on my prep time because I already did this ahead of time. Happy cooking and thanks for this delicious recipe.

Mar 15, 2011

Amazing recipe. I didn't have a grill nearby so I baked them at 425 for about 10 minutes. I also cooked some spanish rice along with and then served as burritos.

Jul 08, 2011

Made 6lbs as an appetizer a large party, served COLD. It was excellent & so much easier for a crowd because it was made the day before. Served with Amy's Cilantro dip. Everyone loved this, I even got calls the next day about it. EDIT: Per another reviewers advice I froze a portion of this to use another day. It did not taste the same. MUCH better fresh.

Jun 03, 2010

I made this for our appetizer on Memorial Day, since we were doing everything on the BBQ. I don't do fish OR spicy, but my family does. I put in half the amount of red pepper flakes, and let it marinate for little over an hour.......have to say they are AWESOME, my family can't wait until next weekend so we can have them again, thanks for sharing!! I was also happy to take a picture and post it.

Jun 08, 2010

By far the best shrimp I have ever made. Followed recipe exactly except cut in half. Will use this again and again!!

Nov 03, 2010

this is the best shrimp recipe ever...it is our favorite go to for shrimp tacos! the only change i make is to use 1 t. plain paprika, 1 t. sweet smoked and 1 t. hot smoked! to die for! put on corn tortillas with choice of toppings, salsa and feta cheese! you wont be disappointed!

Jul 27, 2010

Yummy, yummy! Prepared exactly as written and these were a huge hit! Not a ton of liquid in this recipe, so don't overcook, and brush with a little butter/lemon towards the end of cooking time or serve with a sauce for some moisture. Really loved these, Sue!

Jul 07, 2010

We all like spicy food in our house and are always looking for new spicy recipes.we used yours at our 4th of July BBQ and they were a big hit. We defintely will be using this recipe again and I thinking can even use this marinade on steak, chicken, or fish.


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  • Calories
  • 149 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 230 mg
  • 77%
  • Fat
  • 3.9 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 25.2 g
  • 50%
  • Sodium
  • 607 mg
  • 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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