Makes Texas Roadhouse Grilled Shrimp Recipe at home with simple ingredients. Seasoned shrimp that is grilled makes a delicious weeknight meal.

Grilled Shrimp on skewers over a plate of rice
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This Grilled Shrimp Texas Roadhouse Recipe is a delicious copycat recipe that can easily be made at home. The ingredients are simple and only takes a few minutes to grill.

We love Texas Roadhouse Shrimp because of the flavor and how it is served on skewers. Now with simple seasoning and fresh squeeze lemon these Grilled Shrimp can easily be served to a crowd or for a weeknight dinner at home.

If you love this seafood recipe, you may also love this Grilled Shrimp Skewers, Cast Iron Shrimp or Grilled Shrimp on Blackstone.

Why This Recipe Works

Texas Roadhouse is my family’s favorite special occasional restaurant. But I knew I could make their shrimp taste even better. This recipe was a hit with my family which saved me money and time.

I even made my husbands favorite Texas Roadhouse Steak Recipe and Texas Roadhouse Steak Seasoning Recipe at home. He was so impressed and now we cook our favorites at home.

Ingredients

Ingredients needed - shrimp, olive oil, salt and pepper, lemon, oregano, garlic powder, paprika, parsley, lemon

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Recipe Variations

  • Melted Butter – You can serve these grilled shrimp with melted butter for added flavor.
  • Change Seasoning – Feel free to change the seasoning to what you have on hand. You can add in onion powder, fresh lemon juice and black pepper. Adding lemon, pepper and butter gives the shrimp so much flavor. We have even used old bay seasoning and Italian Seasoning for delicious flavor.
  • Spicy – Add in red pepper flakes for a spicy flavor if you prefer.

How to Make Texas Roadhouse Grilled Shrimp

  • Step 1 – Combine Marinade Ingredients – Whisk together the olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon juice, oregano, garlic powder and paprika. 
  • Step 2 – Marinade Shrimp – Place the large shrimp that has been devein in the large mixing bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes or up to 2 hours. While the shrimp is marinating, soak the wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes.
Combining the shrimp with the seasoning mixture in a bowl with a spatula
  • Step 3 – Heat Grill – Preheat a grill over medium high heat (approximately 400 degrees F). Then thread the shrimp gently onto the wooden skewers.
  • Step 4 – Grill Shrimp Skewers – Place the skewers directly on the hot grill and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until the shrimp are pink and cooked through.
Shrimp skewers in skillet
  • Step 5 – Serve and Enjoy – Serve immediately garnished with the fresh parsley and lemon wedges on a serving platter.  You can have drizzle garlic butter of the top. Enjoy!

Recipe Tips

  • Cooking Shrimp – When cooking shrimp make sure that the shrimp turn almost pink, firm and slightly white before removing from grill. You can also cook the shrimp on the Blackstone Griddle or a Non-Stick Pan.
  • Threading Shrimp- Run skewer through each shrimp ensuring they are as flat surface with tails facing up to thread shrimp on wooden skewers or metal skewer.
  • Grilling Shrimp – You can also place the seasoned shrimp in a grill pan.
Grilled Shrimp on skewers over a plate of rice

Serving Suggestions

This easy recipe can be served with many side dish recipes. Texas Roadhouse serves it with seasoned rice, but these are some of our favorite recipes.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long to Grill Shrimp

Cooking shrimp doesn’t take long on the grill. Place the shrimp skewers on the hot grill and cook for approximately 2 minutes on each side. You will know when the shrimp is done when the shrimp is pink, opaque and slightly white in color.

How to Cook Shrimp Indoors

The shrimp can easily be prepared indoors with an indoor grill or by baking the shrimp. You can also place the seasoned shrimp in a foil pack and bake the shrimp.

Can I Use Frozen Shrimp to Make this Recipe?

This copycat Texas Roadhouse Shrimp Recipe can be made with frozen shrimp. The shrimp will need to thawed completely before placing on the grill. Thaw the shrimp overnight in the fridge or place shrimp in a colander and thaw with water spraying over it.

Do you leave tails on the Shrimp?

Yes, in this recipe we like to leave the tails on since they are cooked on skewers.

How to Store Leftovers Grilled Shrimp

Refrigerate the leftover shrimp in an airtight container for up to 3 days. We recommend reheating shrimp on the stove top or oven for best results.

Grilled Shrimp on skewers over a plate of rice

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Texas Roadhouse Grilled Shrimp Recipe

5 from 37 votes
Makes Texas Roadhouse Grilled Shrimp at home with simple ingredients. Seasoned shrimp that is grilled makes a delicious weeknight meal.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Servings 4
Cuisine American
Course Main Course
Calories 154

Ingredients

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Instructions

  • Whisk together the olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon juice, oregano, garlic powder and paprika.  Place the shrimp in the bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes or up to 2 hours. While the shrimp is marinating, soak the wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes.
  • Preheat a grill over medium high heat (approximately 400 degrees F). Then thread the shrimp gently onto the wooden skewers.
  • Place the skewers directly on the hot grill and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until the shrimp are pink and cooked through.
  • Serve immediately garnished with the fresh parsley and lemon wedges.  Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Refrigerate the leftover shrimp in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 154kcal, Carbohydrates 5g, Protein 16g, Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 0.01g, Cholesterol 143mg, Sodium 934mg, Potassium 184mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 1g, Vitamin A 243IU, Vitamin C 15mg, Calcium 82mg, Iron 1mg

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