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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
Keyword shrimp kabobs, shrimp skewers
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