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Chili Lime Shrimp Kabobs

Chili Lime Shrimp Kabobs

Chili Lime Shrimp Kabobs - marinated, grilled and glazed. The marinade does double duty when honey gets added to it for a sweet and spicy glaze for the kabobs.
Course BBQ/Grilling
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 4 kabobs
Author Barry C. Parsons


  • fresh pineapple chunks
  • red pepper chunks
  • 12 jumbo shrimp
  • 1/4 cup honey

For the Marinade

  • juice and finely grated zest of one lime
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 finely minced shallot
  • 1 tsp crushed chili sauce more or less to taste depending on how much heat you prefer


  1. Mix together the marinade ingredients well and add to a large zip-loc bag along with the shrimp.
  2. Squeeze the air out of the bag and let the shrimp marinate for about 20 minutes before placing them on pre-soaked bamboo skewers along with the peppers pineapple.
  3. Glaze:
  4. Add the remaining marinade from the bag to a small pot along with 1/4 cup honey
  5. Simmer for a few minutes.
  6. Place the kabobs on very hot preheated grill for about 3 minutes per side or until the shrimp are fully cooked. Brush the glaze onto the kabobs while grilling. Serve.