5 from 1 vote
Garlic-shrimp kabobs
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
7 mins
Total Time
1 hr 7 mins

Simple and healthy garlic-shrimp kabobs make a quick and tasty meal any day of the week.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Author: Michelle Barsness
  • 1 1/2 lbs gulf shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 onion
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 2 medium yellow zucchinis
  • 5 tbsps extra virgin olive oil divided
  • juice of half a lemon
  • zest of half a lemon
  • 3-4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes optional
  • wooden skewers
  1. Cut the onion, red bell pepper and zucchini into bite-sized pieces or wedges and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the shrimp, 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and zest, garlic, oregano and a generous pinch of sea salt and pepper. Toss and marinate in the fridge for at least one hour.

  3. In another bowl, toss the vegetables with remaining 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil and season with a little salt and pepper.

  4. Thread the vegetables and shrimp onto the skewers. Grill the kabobs on medium-high heat for just a few minutes or until the shrimp turn pink. Turn once. The vegetables will be cooked but still slightly firm.

Recipe Notes

If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for several minutes prior to use.