Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Spanish Chorizo Recipe

grillmag June 2, 2016 0
Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Spanish Chorizo Recipe


  • 1 pound large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne powder
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • ⅓ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 large red onion
  • 1 orange bell pepper
  • 1 Spanish chorizo sausage, about 6-8 inches long, save a few square chunks for the end of the skewer.


  1. In a bowl combine the shrimp, garlic, paprika, cumin, cayenne, salt, lemon juice, olive oil and cilantro.
  2. Mix well and let marinade for at least an hour in the fridge or overnight covered.
  3. Peel the onion and slice it into 4 pieces making sure to get some god sized chunks to add to the skewer.
  4. Cut the pepper into chunks also.
  5. Cut the chorizo into good sized slices.
  6. Take a skewer and push a chunk of red onion all the way to the bottom almost.
  7. Next add a piece of chorizo followed by a shrimp and then a piece of pepper.
  8. Repeat the system until you’re almost at the top of the skewer where you’ll end with a chunk of chorizo.
  9. Preheat your grill to a high heat and place the skewers on to the surface.
  10. Grill on one side for about 3 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink and the vegetables start to get slightly charred.
  11. Turn each skewer over and repeat.
  12. Serve at once with some rice or salad.

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