Grilled Shrimp Skewers are marinated in roasted red pepper dip then made into shrimp kebabs with your favorite vegetables. A perfect summer dinner recipe. They're easy to make, healthy, and a true crowd pleaser!

Grilled shrimp skewers on a white plate with veggies and roasted red pepper dip.

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  • These shrimp skewers are completely, totally, 100% da bomb.
  • Roasted Red Pepper Dip. I know you love this. Summer Fresh makes the best one I've tried.
  • These guys go for a double dip. First as a marinade then once more before you take a bite. Oh, ya!
  • This recipe is ridiculously quick and easy. Which means you'll have more time for important things, like sitting on your patio and drinking a glass of wine.
  • Gluten-free and lower in carbs but high in summer vibes and delicious flavor.
  • Perfect for Canada Day, Fourth of July, and all your other fun summer parties!

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All the veggies and shrimp to make this grilled shrimp skewers recipe with a container of Summer Fresh Roasted Red Pepper Dip.

The best shrimp skewer marinade

Shrimp skewers are only as good as the marinade, and this is the best one I've found. Want to know how I make it? I thought you might!

First, pick up a container of Summer Fresh Roasted Red Pepper Dip. It's creamy and flavorful and all things delicious. In fact, you should probably pick up 2 containers. They disappear fast. Trust me.

Second, spoon some of the dip onto the shrimp and add a little salt, pepper, paprika, and oil.

That's it! Mix everything together and set the shrimp aside to marinate while you chop up the veggies for the skewers.

Summer Fresh dips are my go-to kitchen hack for making quick, delicious, and healthy recipes. I recently used their tzatziki to marinate the Sheet Pan Tzatziki Chicken and used it another time in the Tzatziki Avocado Salmon Rolls. Keeping some of their dips, hummus, and salads on hand can literally save dinner.

How to make this grilled shrimp skewers recipe

Once you have your shrimp marinating in Summer Fresh Roasted Red Pepper Dip, there are only 3 little steps left before you eat.

  1. Chop your veggies. I like to keep them roughly the same size as the shrimp I'm using so they grill nicely. Also, bigger veggies take longer to cook which means you'll risk overcooking the shrimp. You can use the peppers, zucchini, and red onion combo I've gone for, or use your favorite veggies. There are no right or wrong answers here.
  2. Skewer the veggies and marinated shrimp. I like to use metal shish kebab skewers, but wooden ones work well, too. If you have wood skewers, make sure to soak them in water for 15 minutes before using them so they don't burn on your BBQ.
  3. Grill your shrimp kebabs. 8-10 minutes on your BBQ is the sweet spot. Flip them halfway through so they get nice grill marks on each side.

I like to serve this with extra Summer Fresh Roasted Red Pepper Dip on the side. More dip is always the right answer.

A closeup of grilled shrimp kebabs with summer veggies on a white plate.

What to serve with shrimp skewers

These shrimp kebabs make the perfect light summer dinner. They really don't need anything else to complete the meal. Pour yourself a glass of chilled white wine, grab the nearest deck chair, and soak up the last of the day's sunshine.

But if you've had an active day and are feeling pretty hungry, you may want to add a side dish or a starter. To keep things easy and delicious, take the top off some Summer Fresh Hummus and put some crispy pita chips into a bowl. Or slice some bread and put out Summer Fresh Spinach Dip.

If you want to spend a bit more time in the kitchen, these are some of my favorite summer side dish recipes:

No matter how you serve them, I know you'll fall in love with these Roasted Red Pepper Grilled Shrimp Skewers!

On of the grilled shrimp being dipped into Summer Fresh Roasted Red Pepper Dip.

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Grilled shrimp skewers on a white plate with veggies and roasted red pepper dip.

Roasted Red Pepper Grilled Shrimp Skewers

  • Author: Kristen Stevens
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings (easily doubled!) 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Grilled Shrimp Skewers are marinated in roasted red pepper dip then made into shrimp kebabs with your favorite vegetables. A perfect summer dinner recipe. They're easy to make, healthy, and a true crowd pleaser!


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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup Summer Fresh Roasted Red Pepper Dip, plus extra for dipping
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon each: paprika and black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 red pepper, cut into 11/2 -inch pieces
  • 1 yellow pepper, cut into 11/2 -inch pieces
  • 1 small zucchini, cut into 1-inch thick halves
  • 1 small red onion, cut into thick chunks

Instructions

  1. Mix the shrimp with the Summer Fresh Roasted Red Pepper Dip, olive oil, paprika, black pepper, and sea salt. Put the shrimp in your fridge to marinate while you chop the veggies.
  2. Preheat your BBQ to medium-high heat.
  3. Skewer the shrimp and veggies. Grill the shrimp skewers for 8-10 minutes, until grill marks appear, turning halfway through cooking.
  4. Serve the grilled shrimp skewers with extra Summer Fresh Roasted Red Pepper Dip on the side.

Notes

Cut the veggies so they are roughly the same size as the shrimp.

 

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Grilled shrimp skewers piled high on a plate with roasted red pepper dip on the side and the recipe title at the top of the picture.