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Grilled Quick-Brined Jumbo Shrimp Recipe

Grilled Quick-Brined Jumbo Shrimp Recipe

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How To Make Grilled Quick-Brined Jumbo Shrimp

This grilled jumbo shrimp is quick-brined in this four-ingredient recipe, which ensures that its meat stays juicy and firm even after grilling.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 10cupswater
  • ½cupkosher salt
  • ¼cupsugar
  • 24jumboshrimp


  1. In a large bowl, combine the water, salt, and sugar, stirring to dissolve the salt. Using a paring knife or scissors, slit each shrimp down the back through the shell; remove the dark veins.

  2. Add the shrimp to the brine, cover, and refrigerate for 4 hours.Light a grill. Drain the shrimp and pat dry.

  3. Grill the shrimp over moderately high heat, turning once, until the shells are lightly charred and the shrimp are just cooked through, which will be about 5 minutes.


  • Calories: 41.23kcal
  • Fat: 0.24g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.06g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.04g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.07g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.47g
  • Sugar: 6.24g
  • Protein: 3.27g
  • Cholesterol: 30.24mg
  • Sodium: 759.27mg
  • Calcium: 22.29mg
  • Potassium: 27.37mg
  • Iron: 0.06mg
  • Vitamin A: 12.96µg
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