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Grilled Shrimp and Chorizo Skewers

Shrimp and Chorizo on skewers for tailgating
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Up your game with these quick and easy skewers – a fun, fast blend of surf and turf. Pro tip: marinate shrimp and prep skewers the night before to save time, then simply toss on the grill when the game is about to start.

    1 min - 12 min
    6 min
    18 min


  • 1 lb. large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne powder
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1-2 chorizo sausage links


  1. Combine shrimp, garlic, paprika, cumin, cayenne, salt, lime juice, olive oil and cilantro in a large mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly and let marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or overnight.
  2. Evenly slice chorizo into medallions and set aside.
  3. Thread skewers, alternating shrimp and chorizo, until all skewers are full, or shrimp and chorizo run out.
  4. Grill skewers on high heat for about 3 minutes on each side or until shrimp turns pink and chorizo is fully cooked.
  5. Serve immediately and enjoy!