Spicy Shrimp and Chorizo Kebabs Recipe

Spicy Shrimp and Chorizo Kebabs Recipe

How To Make Spicy Shrimp and Chorizo Kebabs

Serve a savory appetizer with this easy spicy shrimp marinated in olive oil and caraway, skewered with chorizo, then grilled until charred.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Cool Time: 15 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 2large garlic cloves
  • 2tspsea salt
  • 2tspcaraway seeds
  • 2tbsppure chile powder
  • ¼cupextra virgin olive oil
  • 2lbslarge shrimp
  • ½lbchorizo,(8 small)


  1. On a cutting board, using the flat side of a chef’s knife, mash the garlic and salt to a coarse paste.

  2. Add the caraway seeds and finely chop them. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in the chile powder and olive oil.

  3. Add the shrimp and toss to coat.

  4. Meanwhile, bring a small saucepan of water to a boil. Add the chorizo and cook over high heat for 5 minutes.

  5. Drain and pat dry. Let cool slightly

  6. Tuck a chorizo slice in the crook of a shrimp and thread onto a skewer. The shrimp should be attached at both ends.

  7. Push it to the end of the skewer and repeat with 2 more shrimp and chorizo slices.

  8. Using more skewers, repeat with the remaining shrimp and chorizo.

  9. Grill the kebabs over a hot fire for about 5 minutes, turning once or twice, until charred and the shrimp are cooked through.

  10. Serve immediately


  • Calories: 371.23kcal
  • Fat: 25.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.14g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.93g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.94g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.30g
  • Fiber: 1.23g
  • Sugar: 0.21g
  • Protein: 30.29g
  • Cholesterol: 223.77mg
  • Sodium: 1399.64mg
  • Calcium: 101.40mg
  • Potassium: 389.52mg
  • Iron: 1.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 121.32µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.69mg
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