Tandoori Shrimps


Jumbo shrimps marinated in spices and roasted Maharaja Style.

Tandoori shrimp skewers with lemon wedges and lettuce is the perfect appetizer for warm summer evenings. Marinated in a delicious sauce made of Greek yogurt, tandoori masala, lemon, ginger and garlic, this is a scrumptious recipe that will take your breath away!

Come summer and everyone’s barbecuing like crazy, here in Alberta, Canada. One of my most favourite recipes is this beautiful, hot-off-the-grill tandoori shrimp. The star ingredient is, of course, my special tandoori masala that gives these shrimp kabobs their name and an awesome flavour and colour. Here’s where you can find the recipe for tandoori seasoning  –



Tandoori Shrimp – Perfectly marinated and grilled Indian Tandoori shrimp skewers. Super easy recipe that yields the most delicious shrimp ever!

Tandoori shrimp is on the menu at most Indian restaurants here in the US but they tend to be very expensive as an ala carte entree. If you love Tandoori, you should try this recipe.

Make them on a grill or bake them in the oven. Either way, you will be delighted.

A traditional cooking method in Indian cuisine, tandoori is cooking marinated meat or seafood at a very high temperature. This is traditionally done by using a tandoor, a clay oven, but a similar result can be accomplished by grilling. In this recipe, shrimp are marinated in a classic mixture, which includes yogurt and spices such as garam masala, cumin, coriander, and turmeric, as well as herbs like mint and cilantro. The shellfish is then threaded onto skewers and quickly grilled until done.


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