Shrimp in Foil

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An easy recipe for shrimp in foil for the grill. Shrimp are quickly marinated in olive oil and parsley and then barbecued in a foil pouch.


  • 8 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • ½ lemon, sliced into wedges


Combine olive oil, parsley, garlic, salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes in a bowl. Add shrimp and mix well. Set aside to marinade for 10 minutes.

Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat.

Lay out a large piece of aluminum foil and fold in half. Fold up edges to create a pouch in the middle. Place marinated shrimp in the middle and drizzle with lemon juice. Lightly close pouch.

Cook on the hot grill until shrimp are pink and cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes. Serve with lemon wedges.

Prep time: 10 mins / Cooking time: 10 mins / Total time: 30 mins

Serving: 4 / Yield: 4 servings

Calories: 342.9

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