Cilantro Lime Grilled Shrimp are full of delicious flavors. This is an easy dinner to make just like every night should be!
Summer barbecuing and lazy night dinners are in full swing at our house. There is nothing better than sitting on the patio with a nice cold ice tea after cooking dinner in less than thirty minutes.
These shrimp skewers are perfect for celebrating al fresco dining and they are on my week night menus often.
At any given time, I always have several bags of frozen shrimp in my freezer. They are so easy to defrost and cook on the grill.
I don’t always remember to plan dinner in advance but when I see the bag of shrimp in my freezer, I know I can have dinner on the table for my family very quickly.
I defrost them in a colander under cold running water, marinate to infuse flavor, skewer them and then grill. If you have younger children, they can help make this dinner too.
Another one of my personal favorites is tomato and chick pea salad. I really like salads that have a vinegar dressing as they are outdoor friendly, especially when it is hot out.
When making these shrimp skewers, I have a few tips to make dinner as easy as possible. Soak the skewers in water if you can beforehand.
This eliminates the end of the skewers from burning. Also coat the grill with a little cooking spray as you will never have to worry about anything sticking.
I use the sprays that are made specifically for grills.
Gather all your ingredients before you start cooking and clean up while the shrimp are marinating so dinner will be a breeze.
Why don’t you put these grilled shrimp skewers on your menu the next time you’d like to grill? I hope they are a favorite of yours just like they are in my family.
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