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Grilled Shrimp in the Shell


  • 2 pounds fresh jumbo shrimp, head and shell on
  • garlic salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • lemon wedges

Heat grill to medium-high.

Rinse shrimp under cold water and pat dry.

In a shallow pan, add shrimp and season with salt and pepper. Add oil and toss well. Remove shrimp from pan, draining excess oil and place on grill. Cook for about 3 minutes. Turn shrimp and repeat, cooking until done. Serve with melted butter, and lemon wedges.

Contributed by Vanda Lewis


You can use a cast net for recreational purposes to catch shrimp and it may be used all year round in NC!