Grilled Spicy Shrimp with Sweet Tomato Chutney

  • Active Time 20m
  • Total Time 12h 20m

8 appetizer servings

Plump shrimp in a spicy marinade are a quick and easy appetizer. If you don't have access to a grill, a broiler works just as well. Plan ahead because the shrimp need to marinate overnight.


  • 2-inch piece ginger, peeled, chopped
  • 2 serrano chiles
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 24 large shrimp, cleaned, deveined
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Sweet Tomato Chutney (see recipe)
  • Fresh cilantro leaves and serrano chiles, for garnish

Companion recipe: Sweet Tomato Chutney


Pulse ginger, chiles and cilantro in food processor until finely chopped. Transfer to large glass bowl. Add shrimp and stir to coat well. Sprinkle turmeric over. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Sprinkle shrimp with salt. Heat grill over high heat. Grill shrimp until opaque in center, about 2 minutes per side. Arrange shrimp on platter. Garnish with cilantro and serrano chiles. Serve with Sweet Tomato Chutney.

Recipe provided by Chef David McMillan, Executive Chef at An Original Occasion.

Serving Size = 3 shrimp

Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.

RecID 4382

nutrition information per serving

148 calories; 4g total fat; 32mg cholesterol; 195mg sodium; 21g carbohydrates; 3g fiber; 7g 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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