Grilled Shrimp with Lemon Thyme and Olive Oil

  • Active Time 10m
  • Total Time 1h 10m

Makes 4 servings

The aroma of fresh lemon thyme fills the kitchen with a bright citrusy fragrance which goes beautifully with seafood. However, you can substitute ordinary thyme to create delicious results.


  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh lemon thyme or thyme
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 16 medium-to-large shrimp, peeled and deveined (12 ounces after peeling)
  • Green Rice (see recipe)
  • Lemon wedges

Companion recipe: Green Rice


In a bowl, combine the lemon thyme, lemon juice, olive oil and pepper. Add the shrimp and toss. Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.

Prepare a charcoal or gas grill or preheat the broiler. Spray the grill with vegetable oil spray. Lay the shrimp on the grill and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, turning several times, until opaque.

Serve with the rice and garnish with lemon wedges.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Broadway Books. All rights reserved.

RecID 5920

nutrition information per serving

475 calories; 18g total fat; 65mg cholesterol; 723mg sodium; 62g carbohydrates; 2g fiber; 15g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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