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Firecracker Shrimp

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Firecracker Shrimp

Firecracker Shrimp
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Scrumptious, spicy grilled shrimp is made even more delicious with store bought Sriracha sauce. I can't get enough of these babies.


  • 1 pound large (16 to 20 count) shrimp, peeled and de-veined
  • 2 tablespoons hot chili sauce (Sriracha is the best!)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 to 5 garlic cloves, pressed


  • Combine all ingredients in a large Ziploc bag, then add shrimp and marinate for 20 minutes to 2 hours.
  • Skewer shrimp and grill until opaque and brown, with black bits. (If using wooden skewers, soak first!)
  • Serve on the Fourth of July, and have lots of cold drinks handy.
  • Tip: Marinate shrimp early in the day. Thread skewers, then cover on a cookie sheet or platter in the fridge until you’re ready to throw them on the grill.
  • Multiply recipe according to how many shrimp you need. These are scrumptious and will disappear!)