Grilled Shrimp with New Orleans

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This recipe comes from my Godfather, Pete. It’s a family favorite and one of the reasons that I grill outside all winter. 


3 tablespoons New Orleans Seasoning
1 1/2 pounds shrimp, shelled and cleaned, tails left on
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
1/3 cup toasted sesame oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced
6-8 skewers (metal or wood)

Recipe Info

Difficulty Level: 
Prep Time: 
25 minutes
Cook Time: 
5 minutes
Refrigeration Time: 
30 minutes – 2 hours
Total Time: 
1-2 ½ hours
Serving size: 


1. In a large ziptop bag, combine the soy sauce, vinegar, New Orleans, sesame oil, lemon juice, ginger and the shrimp.
2. Marinate for 30 minutes or up to 2 hours in the refrigerator.
3. Heat your grill to medium-high heat, 400°F.
4. Skewer the shrimp.
5. Grill the shrimp for 2 minutes per side.
6. Place the grilled shrimp in a bowl and encourage people to eat them with their hands, discarding the tails.


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Recipe Tip:
I prefer to use metal skewers. If you opt to use wooden skewers, soak in cold water for 1 hour to prevent burning.