When you grill shrimp you need to have the grill pre-heated to a medium high heat. You should be able keep you hand where the shrimp will be for 4 seconds before you have to move it.
Have the shrimp peeled and deveined. Many people, including me, believe that when you grill shrimp they have a better flavor when cooked with the shells left on. If you do this, cut through the back of the shell with a scissors. Run a knife down the back and remove the dark vein.
Rinse the shrimp under cold running water and pat dry.
It is easiest to grill shrimp if you put them on a skewer first. If you use wooden skewers, soak them in water for an hour before using.
Baste the shrimp with olive oil or melted butter that has been seasoned. Salt, pepper and garlic powder is all I use.
Place them on the grill and cook for about 3 minutes, then flip them for another 3 minutes. Watch closely so they don’t burn or get over done. Shrimp will be opaque all the way through the thick end when they are done. For information on other ways of cooking shrimp check
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