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Colossal Grilled Shrimp with Harissa Marinade - Recipe
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Grilled Shrimp Recipe with Harissa Marinade

Get your grills ready for this grilled shrimp recipe of large succulent shrimp that have been marinated in flavorful harissa, then grilled to perfection. They're super tender and huge on flavor.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilling, harissa, shrimp
Servings: 12 shrimp
Calories: 45kcal


  • 12 Colossal Shrimp about 2.5-3 pounds
  • ¼ cup harissa
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Pat the shrimp dry and set them into a plastic bag or a large bowl.
  • Whisk together the harissa, lemon juice and salt and pepper. Pour it into the bag or bowl with the shrimp.
  • Rub the shrimp down with the harissa marinade.
  • Cover and set the shrimp into the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  • Fire up the grill to medium heat and lightly oil the grates. Grill the shrimp for about 4-5 minutes per side, until they are cooked through. They should measure 145 degrees F internally.
  • Serve


Makes 12 Colossal Shrimp. Try my own Homemade Harissa Chili Paste Recipe for this. So good!


Calories: 45kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 7g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 393mg | Potassium: 84mg | Vitamin A: 140IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 0.2mg