Spicy Grilled Shrimp Platter

Spicy Grilled Shrimp Platter

Wow 'em at your next party or barbecue with spicy grilled shrimp served with a variety of dipping sauces. It's a quick and delicious appetizer that works indoors on the broiler, too!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

10

servings

4
cups water
2
tablespoons kosher (coarse) salt
2
tablespoons sugar
1
tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes
3
cloves garlic, sliced
1
teaspoon paprika
30
uncooked deveined peeled shrimp (1 1/4 lb of 26-30 count size), thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
1/3
cup seafood cocktail sauce
1/3
cup refrigerated honey mustard dressing
1/3
cup spicy hot peanut sauce (from 7-oz bottle)
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, heat 1 cup of the water to boiling. Add salt, sugar, red pepper flakes, garlic and paprika; stir to dissolve salt.
  2. Remove from heat. Add remaining 3 cups cold water. Place shrimp in large resealable food-storage plastic bag. Pour brine mixture over shrimp. Seal bag, pushing out air. Place bag in dish or plastic container. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove shrimp from brine mixture; discard brine. On each of 6 (12-inch) metal skewers, thread shrimp, leaving 1/4-inch space between each.
  4. Place shrimp on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes, turning once, until shrimp are pink.
  5. In 3 separate small bowls, place cocktail sauce, dressing and peanut sauce. Arrange bowls on platter; add shrimp to platter.
Makes 10 servings (3 shrimp and 1/2 tablespoon of each sauce each)
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If using bamboo skewers, soak them in water for at least 30 minutes before using to prevent burning during grilling.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 80mg;
  • Sodium 440mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.