Grilled Shrimp Scampi Cocktail

Grilled Shrimp Scampi Cocktail A nice twist on a classic favorite. When catering I serve mine hanging from the edge of a HUGE martini glass with crushed ice in the center and a bowl of red cocktail sauce propped in the ice.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 10 mins

    TOTAL : 4 hrs

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 servings

  • Place shrimp, olive oil, garlic, salt, and black pepper in a resealable plastic bag. Coat shrimp with oil mixture, squeeze out excess air, and seal bag. Marinate in refrigerator for up to 4 hours.

    Advertisement
  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.

  • Cook shrimp on preheated grill until they are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, about 5 minutes per side. Peel shrimp.

  • Serve with cocktail sauce and lemon wedges.

Per Serving: 150 calories; protein 19.1g; carbohydrates 7g; fat 4.6g; cholesterol 172.8mg; sodium 696.3mg. If using a wide grate grill, place a sheet of aluminum foil over grate and poke a few holes in foil.