Barbecued Firecracker Shrimp

Adjust the cayenne pepper according to your taste.

Prep Time:  15 minutes
Cook Time:  8 minutes
Serves 6

  • 2 lb lg. uncooked shrimp
  • 2 Tbls.  olive oil


  • 2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp.  salt
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. dried chili flakes
  • 1 tsp. ground sweet paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder

Shell the shrimp, leaving the tails on.  Skewer six shrimp on each skewer.  Brush with olive oil.  Mix dry ingredients and sprinkle over the shrimp on both sides.  Cook on HOT barbecue grill for 4 minutes each side or until shrimp are pink and tender.

Morey's Seafood Markets
Morey's Seafood Markets