Grilled spicy orange shrimp

Today it was my first time using the outdoor grill to make these magnificent grilled spicy orange shrimp. It was actually my first time ever using the outdoor grill, as my husband is the one normally in charge of make grill recipes.

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I was a bit skeptical using the outside grill for the first time, however, the result was just perfection. The sauce is what actually made the shrimp exceptional. The recipe itself was also simple, which is always a win win situation for me. Neither making the sauce or cooking the shrimp won’t take long at all.

To make the sauce I used not from concentrate Florida’s Natural® Brand Orange Juice. It’s the perfect juice to use because it’s made entirely from Florida oranges grown by actual farmers. Just how juice is supposed to be!

The orange flavor is very intense. You will taste the orange come through in the sauce so if you like orange flavor and would like good results with your sauce make sure you use this type of juice and not a concentrated form.

This is something that I strive to do every time I cook and bake. I always try to use the best possible ingredients to make sure that my recipes come through with flavor.

If you have leftover sauce you can also store this sauce in your refrigerator and used it for chicken, fish, beef….whatever type of protein you may like. I have marinated chicken over night with this sauce and saute it for lunch the next day and worked really good. If you like the sauce it is very versatile so make sure you don’t discard the leftover.

For this recipe I used shrimp but if you are not too fond of shrimp you can use chicken too. Either one is fine.

I hope you get to try this grilled spicy orange shrimp. It would be the perfect grilling recipe for July 4th.


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Grilled spicy orange shrimp

Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 8 servings

Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 2 lbs fresh uncooked jumbo shrimp, devein and cleaned



To make the sauce, over medium to low heat, place the sauce ingredients into a small sauce pan and stir constantly until it thickens. This will take about 3-5 minutes. Set aside.

Place 5-6 shrimp on each skewer. With a brush, brush the shrimp with the sauce.

Grill over medium to low heat for 3-5 minutes on each side. You can brush more sauce over the shrimp after they are grilled if desired.

Sprinkle some sesame seeds and fresh herbs if desired. Serve immediately.

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  1. oh wow teriyaki sauce is this simple – i did not know that thanks a lot for sharing this recipe :) I always wanted to experiment with different sauces

  2. This is a nice, simple and versatile sauce that is wonderful for beef, chicken and pork too. However I must admit that shrimp and beef are in my top 2 favorites to use with Teriyaki sauce. Bring on the rice and the extra sauce :)

  3. this looks crazy good. whenever i go to an asian place, I always try and get shrimp. I love thai basil, it’s so good. Never made teriyaki sauce, just use it out of a bottle, I’ll rethink that next time. this looks amazing.

  4. You can make your own teriyaki sauce?! Aaah! That’s great news. I hate buying that stuff. The first ingredient is corn syrup. :(

    Thank you so much for posting this! And those pictures are amazing. SO pretty!

  5. Hi! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a collection of volunteers and
    starting a new project in a community in the same niche.
    Your blog provided us valuable information to work on.
    You have done a marvellous job!

  6. I made this recipe for lunch today for me and my husband and we absolutely loved it. We really loved the teriyaki sauce and everthing else. I told my husband that I’m not buying teriyaki sauce any more. I’m so happy I came across this recipe. This is something I will make when I have guest over. Thank you for sharing your recipe.

  7. Hi, I just had dinner with this dish, it is amazing.
    It is also very easy and quick to prepare. Thanks a lot !

    cheers from Italy

  8. This is great. Thanks a lot for sharing. This I will definitely try sometime in coming days. And it simply looks delicious as well. Keep it up

  9. Can you marinate in the sauce and bake in oven?

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