What’s for Dinner: Broiled Herbed [and Spicy] Shrimp

It was just my parents and I home for dinner tonight, so shrimp was the perfect thing to work with.

Today, I had extra large shrimp (26-30 count) at home. A couple hours ahead of time, I marinated my shrimp with: black pepper, garlic powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, rosemary leaves, basil leaves, and lemon juice.

When I was ready to assemble dinner, I skewered my marinated shrimp. I put the skewers on top of a foil tray. With my broiler on high, I put the skewers in the oven for about 2-3 minutes on each side.

Note:  I used the suggested 6 extra large shrimps for a serving size.

Tip: Don’t forget to leave your oven door open a tad bit whenever you use the broiler.

I served my [healthy] skewers of shrimp alongside my Caesar salad, and my [not so healthy] Cheddar Bay Biscuits. Click here to browse through other suggestions for sides.

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P.S. This post is a part of my “What’s for Dinner” series, where I share what I’ve been cooking and my recipes.

4 responses to “What’s for Dinner: Broiled Herbed [and Spicy] Shrimp”

  1. Chandra@The Plaid and Paisley Kitchen says :

    Thanks for Sharing at Show Me Your Plaid Monday's!

  2. Linda@With A Blast says :

    That is a great size Shrimp! Thank you for sharing at our ALL MY BLOGGY FRIENDS party 🙂 <br />Can&#39;t wait to see what you will bring us next !

  3. Jackie Kocurek says :

    This sounds zesty! I love it! Thanks for linking up at Tried and True recipes at http://rediscovermom.blogspot.com/2013/04/tried-and-true-recipes-7.html

  4. Emily Thompson says :

    that looks sooo good! Thanks for linking up to Tasteful Tuesdays @ nap-timecreations.com. Can&#39;t wait to see what you bring to the party this week!<br />ps, do you have a place where you link back to the parties you link to? I didn&#39;t see any… but could have missed it :o)

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