Spice up your summer BBQ with these Garlic and Herb Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Pineapple! This lip-smacking recipe combines garlicky shrimp, juicy pineapple chunks, and a zesty blend of herbs for an unforgettable taste that will leave you wanting more. Plus, making them is so easy – all it takes is marinating the ingredients in the flavorful mix before grilling to perfection. With this delicious dish at your outdoor gathering, you won’t need anything else to deliver culinary satisfaction!
- 1 pound of large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1/4 cup of olive oil
- 4 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon of dried oregano
- 1 tablespoon of dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
- 1/2 a pineapple, cut into chunks
- Wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes
- In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, minced garlic, dried oregano, dried basil, salt, and black pepper.
- Thread the shrimp and pineapple chunks onto the soaked wooden skewers, alternating between shrimp and pineapple.
- Brush the garlic and herb mixture over the shrimp and pineapple skewers, and coat them evenly.
- Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
- Grill the skewers on each side for 2-3 minutes or until the shrimp is pink and cooked through.
- Serve hot, and enjoy!
Serving and Side Dishes:
Enjoy the comforting and flavorful Garlic and Herb Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Pineapple, perfect for 4 as a main entrée or 8 as an appetizer. Serve them alongside grilled vegetables, rice, a mixed green salad, or even some garlic bread – they all go wonderfully! For something extra special, why not treat your guests to some fresh fruit salad? Bon Appétit!