Grilled Shrimp Diablo

It hurts so good! This recipe for grilled shrimp diablo makes a spicy dish that's heavy on the heat. The recipe can be adjusted to be more mild, if that's your style...

These are delicious eaten as-is, or can be made into a sandwich. Put a few onto a hoagy bun and top with shredded lettuce, a few tomato slices, chopped onions, then drizzle with vinegar and oil.

Fiery Shrimp Diablo


  • 2 pounds of jumbo peeled, deveined shrimp
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Place the shrimp in a gallon freezer bag. Whisk the remaining ingredients together, then pour into the bag with the shrimp, and marinate for 30 minutes.

Grill over medium heat until they are just more if you can help it.

Serve as appetizers or in sandwiches with plenty of cold, refreshing liquids!

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