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Brown Sugar Bourbon Shrimp Skewers
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 8 mins
Marinating Time: 2 hrs
Total Time: 13 mins

Use Brown Sugar Bourbon to make the most delicious Shrimp Skewers! Add just a hint of pineapple juice and herbs and watch these disappear! 

Course: Appetizer, Mains
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Keyword: Bourbon, brown sugar bourbon, easy shrimp recipe, grilled shrimp, marinated shrimp, shrimp, shrimp skewers
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 254 kcal
Author: Alyssa Brantley
5 from 2 votes
shrimp on skewers on a wood platter with piece of twine and napkin
  • 2 T Heritage Distilling Co. Brown Sugar Bourbon
  • 2 T pineapple juice
  • 1 T coconut aminos (can substitute Tamari)
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely ground sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 scallions finely chopped
  • handful cilantro leaves finely chopped
  • 2 pounds medium to large shrimp cleaned, shells removed but tails on
  1. Finely chop green onion and cilantro leaves. Combine with remaining ingredients (except shrimp) and whisk until well mixed.

    all of the ingredients needed to make Brown Sugar Bourbon Shrimp Skewers
  2. Add cleaned Shrimp into bowl and toss to coat with marinade. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours.

    pouring Brown Sugar Bourbon into bowl with shrimp and marinade
  3. Thread marinated Shrimp on skewers, leaving just a bit of space between each one so that they cook evenly. I used metal skewers, you can use wood but make sure to SOAK them for at least 30 minutes beforehand so that they don't burn while cooking.

    Uncooked marinated shrimp on metal skewers waiting to be grilled
  4. Preheat grill to medium heat. Once hot, place skewers directly over heat for 2 minutes (so that they char a bit), turn and repeat for another 2 minutes to char the other side.

    Shut off the burners on one side of the grill to create an indirect heat environment. Move skewers to that side and close lid.

    Cook an additional 2 to 4 minutes until shrimp are just cooked through.

    Serve and Enjoy!

    metal skewers of marinated shrimp cooking on the grill
Nutrition Facts
Brown Sugar Bourbon Shrimp Skewers
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cooked shrimp)
Calories 254 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Cholesterol 571mg190%
Sodium 2140mg93%
Potassium 207mg6%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Protein 46g92%
Vitamin A 95IU2%
Vitamin C 11.1mg13%
Calcium 333mg33%
Iron 4.9mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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