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Shrimp on the Barbie


Shrimp on the Barbie is a delicious grilled shrimp recipe that brings out the natural, ocean-fresh flavor of seafood. This delicious dish features a simple 2-ingredient marinade that really packs in the flavor along with a final touch of fresh-cut lemon wedges. Follow the steps below for a quick and tasty shrimp on the barbie that will surely become one of your go-to summer grilling dishes.

The Best Shrimp for Shrimp on the Barbie

Our Wild Argentinian Red Shrimp is great for this simple dish. Frozen fresh the day – of – catch after being peeled and deveined, these shrimp hold a fresh and robust taste. Rich in a natural red color and wild caught off the coast of South America the shrimp are lean, low-fat and protein-rich. Once you try these, we guarantee you’ll never want any other shrimp again!

How to Prepare the Shrimp

To prepare shrimp for cooking, we recommend thawing by one of two methods: refrigerator thawing or the cold-water method. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight by removing the shrimp from the bag and placing in a strainer with a plate underneath. Once defrosted, rinse well and drain. For faster thawing, remove shrimp from bag and place in a large bowl of cold water for approximately 10-20 minutes or until thawed. Make sure to use shrimp within 24 hours of thawing.

How to Make Shrimp on the Barbie

This recipe couldn’t be simpler! Prep and serve in under 20 minutes, this dish is perfect when you are looking for a scrumptious meal in a crunch. Plus, our Wild Argentinian Red Shrimp cooks much quicker than other shrimp, only grill 2-3 minutes per side. The shrimp are fully cooked when the meat is opaque with a firm texture. Once your shrimp are ready, serve with a wedge of fresh lemon on the side.

Surf and Turf

Enjoy your shrimp on the barbie over a bed of rice and a side of veggies. Or serve with a grilled steak, steakhouse side and, decadent dessert for an incredible steakhouse-style surf and turf dinner at home.

Shrimp on the Barbie

Delicious grilled shrimp recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time16 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Shrimp
Servings: 4 servings





  • Thaw shrimp in cold water.
  • Preheat grill to high.
  • Place shrimp In a bowl and toss with olive oil and Omaha Steaks Seasoning.
  • Grill shrimp 2-3 minutes per side, depending on size of shrimp.
  • Serve with a wedge or fresh lemon on the side.

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Editor’s Note: This post was updated in October 2021 for freshness and comprehensiveness.

Shrimp on the Barbie


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