Barbecued Shrimp

The jumbo shrimp in this recipe make a wonderful lunch, but you can opt instead to substitute smaller shrimp by weight if you’re making a cocktail snack. Keep plenty of homemade barbecue sauce and chili sauce on hand.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 cup sugar-free barbecue sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 16 jumbo shrimp, peeled and cleaned
  • 4 wooden skewers (8 inches), soaked in water for 30 minutes


  • Preheat grill.
  • In a large bowl, mix barbecue sauce with lemon juice. Add shrimp and toss to coat.
  • String the shrimp on the skewers. Grill for 3 minutes per side.