Mediterranean Grilled Shrimp Skewers


  • 1 lb. peeled and devained shrimp with tails removed
  • 1 cup small tomatoes
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1 cup black California olives
  • 1/8 cup packed basil leaves, sliced
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons course grain Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • 1/4 salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Assemble your skewers by threading shrimp, tomatoes, bell pepper, onion and olives on your skewers in any order you prefer.
  2. In a small bowl or measuring cup whisk together the basil, olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, and salt and pepper.
  3. Pour half of the marinade over the shrimp skewers and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  4. When ready to cook heat a grill or grill pan to medium heat. Cook the skewers 3-4 minutes on each side until the shrimp is cooked through and the vegetables are tender. Brush the remaining marinade over the skewers.
  5. Serve immediately.
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