Grilled Blackened Shrimp
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5 from 4 votes

Grilled Blackened Shrimp with Spicy Watermelon Salad

Sweet and spicy perfection. Plus this Grilled Blackened Shrimp with Spicy Watermelon Salad is healthy! Ready in about 15 minutes this easy recipe is a must try.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Easy Weeknight Meal or Lunch, Lunch/Dinner
Keyword: blackened, grilled, healthy, peppers, shrimp, spicy, sweet, watermelon, weight watchers
Servings: 4
Author: Tracy



  • 1 lb raw shrimp, shells removed
  • 1 tsp blackening seasoning
  • 1 tsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 3 cups watermelon, cut into small chunks
  • 2 mini sweet peppers - sliced lengthwise
  • 1 jalapeno pepper - cut into slices, seeds removed
  • cup chopped cilantro
  • ¼ cup diced green onions
  • 1 lime, for juice


  • Make the spicy watermelon salad by adding the watermelon, sweet peppers, jalapeno, cilantro and green onion to a bowl. Squeeze on the lime juice, stir gently to mix, then toss into the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Place raw shrimp in a medium bowl and toss with olive oil and blackening seasonings until thoroughly coated
  • Soak bamboo skewers for 20 minutes in cold water before use or use metal skewers, place the shrimp on the skewers
  • Grill shrimp at medium high heat for approx 2 - 3 minutes per side or until cooked throughout
  • Plate your spicy watermelon salad and top with grilled blackened shrimp
  • Enjoy!


I used a store bought blackening seasoning, feel free to make your own if you prefer!