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Grilled Brazilian Shrimp with Corn Salad

Spicy, flavorful shrimp paired with tangy sweet corn salad, each bite tastes like summer!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
soak30 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: lunch, Salad
Cuisine: brazilian, south american
Keyword: corn salad, grilled shrimp, spicy shrimp
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 301kcal
Author: Jen Pinkston


  • 1 lb large raw shrimp
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon coriander
  • ¼ teaspoon all spice
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon chili flakes
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • 2 tablespoon oil avocado or grapeseed

Honey-Lime Corn Salad

  • 4 cobs of corn grilled
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1 large red onion diced
  • ¼ c chopped cilantro cilantro
  • 1 ½ limes juiced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: cojita cheese


  • Prepare corn by gently peel husks back to within 2 inches of the base.
  • Remove silk and smooth husks back into place, completely covering kernels.
  • Soak corn for 30 minutes.
  • Prepare the marinade by combining all of the spices and oil. Peel shrimp if needed and toss in marinade.
  • Prep cilantro, red pepper, onion by combing in a bowl.
  • Cover and let sit while you prepare your grill.
  • Add corn to heated grill with husk on directly over medium to medium-hot coals turning occasionally about 10-15 minutes
  • Remove the corn from the heat.
  • Skewer your shrimp.
  • Using an oven mitt or a towel carefully peel husk off corn and add back to until kernels have browned some. About 8-10 minutes.
  • Add to grill for about 5-8 minutes, turning once.
  • Once corn is cooled, cut from cob and add to salad.
  • Add honey, lime, salt, and pepper to corn salad. Chill salad if desired.
  • Serve shrimp skewer on top of the corn salad.


Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 1192mg | Potassium: 462mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1327IU | Vitamin C: 58mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 3mg