Grilled Chipotle Shrimp Skewers with Veggies
Grilled shrimp skewers or shrimp kebabs with chipotle marinade is a wonderful dish that are perfect for tacos! If you’re looking to grill some shrimp skewers with a Mexican flair, our chipotle shrimp skewers are delicious! Simple and flavorful, these bbq shrimp skewers are perfect for your next outdoor gathering or Cinco de Mayo celebration.
Grilled Shrimp Skewers
Loaded with garlic and spices, each bite of the veggies and shrimp will make you wonder why you haven’t made this more often! It truly is an easy chipotle shrimp kebab or grilled shrimp skewer recipe. It takes just a few minutes to cook and you can serve them with some corn or flour tortillas for an amazing taco spread. Or make some simple Mexican rice and beans, and you’ll have a complete and satisfying meal.
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Healthy Option for Serving
If you want to eat healthier, these delicious shrimp can be served on a salad. A shrimp salad is always a crowd pleaser, especially when you have the grilled veggies from the skewers to add to it. Some corn kernels, avocado, salsa and a dollop of sour cream will transition the shrimp into the most incredible and fresh salad ever. Give these grilled shrimp skewers a whirl for your next Summer gathering! Enjoy! More Grilling Recipes Here and More Seafood Recipes Here.
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This recipe was originally published in 2008 and re-published in 2020 with updated video.
Grilled Chipotle Shrimp and Veggies
For Shrimp and Veggies
- 1/2 pound (227 g) shrimp , peeled and de-veined
- 1 (1) bell pepper , cubed
- 1 (1) zucchini or summer squash , cut into 1/2” thick slices
For Chipotle Marinade
- 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) oil
- 1 clove (1 clove) garlic , minced
- 1 teaspoon (5 ml) chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) chipotle powder or 1 chipotle pepper packed in adobo sauce , or to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) kosher salt , or to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) black ground pepper
- Stir together all marinade ingredients (oil, garlic, chili powder, chipotle powder or pepper, cumin, salt, and pepper) in a bowl or large ziplock bag.Add shrimp to the marinade and chill for at least 30 minutes.
- Pre-heat grill to high heat. Scrape the grill grates to make sure they are clean.
- Skewer the shrimp, zucchini and bell peppers on the skewers. Brush extra marinade on the skewers.
- Grill the skewers for about 2-4 minutes per side, or until slightly charred and cooked through.Serve with salad, noodles, pasta or in tacos! Enjoy!