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Gamberoni alla griglia

Grilled Shrimp in the Italian manner
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Antipasto, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: grilled, seafood


  • 1 kilo 2 lbs shrimp or langoustines preferably unshelled and, if possible, with heads still on

For the marinade/sauce

  • 250ml 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 lemons juice of
  • 1-2 garlic cloves finely minced
  • A few sprigs of fresh parsley finely minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Whisk all the marinade ingredients together in a mixing bowl until well emulsified. Taste and adjust for seasoning.
  • In another bowl, add the shrimp and enough of the marinade to coat them nicely. Mix well and let it sit for about 30 minutes.
  • While the shrimp are marinading, prep and heat up your grill.
  • When the shrimp have marinated and the grill searingly hot, lay down your shrimp directly over the embers and grill no more than 3-5 minutes on each side, or until they have turned pink and browned a bit.
  • Lay the shrimp out on a serving platter and nap with some of the remaining marinade as a sauce. Serve with any extra sauce on the side for those who want more.