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Shrimp kabobs with marinated grilled shrimp, red and yellow peppers and onions.

Shrimp Kabobs

These shrimp kabobs are tender marinated shrimp skewered with vegetables then grilled to perfection. A healthy and colorful dinner that's quick to make and full of flavor!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinade Time 1 hour
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 287kcal
Author Sara Welch


For the marinade

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons parsley leaves chopped
  • 2 teaspoons thyme leaves chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic

For the kabobs

  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined, tails can be left on or off depending on your preference
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 1 yellow bell pepper cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 1 red onion cut into 3/4 inch pieces


  • Combine all the marinade ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk until thoroughly mixed.
  • Place the shrimp and vegetables in the marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or up to 8 hours.
  • Thread the shrimp, bell peppers and onions onto skewers.
  • Preheat the grill or a grill pan to medium high heat.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until shrimp are pink and opaque and vegetables are tender. Serve immediately.


Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 285mg | Sodium: 552mg | Potassium: 271mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1040IU | Vitamin C: 101.5mg | Calcium: 178mg | Iron: 3.2mg