Spanish Pimentón Grilled Shrimp


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Spanish Pimentón Grilled Shrimp

Spanish paprika lends a unique smoked flavor to shrimp in this easy summer dish. My recipe uses the sweet (dulce) version but if you want a bit of heat, look for "picante" on the label.
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Spanish
Servings: 4 servings



  • 2 TB extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 TB fresh lemon juice
  • 1 TB sherry vinegar
  • 1 tsp pimento dulce
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 lb large peeled deveined shrimp
  • 4 large skewers
  • cooking spray


  • Combine all marinade ingredients. Toss with shrimp and marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator. Thread evenly across skewers. Coat a grill pan or outdoor grill with cooking spray and heat over high heat. Grill skewers for 2-3 minutes per side or until shrimp are cooked through.


Marinade can be made up to 2 days before using.

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