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Lemon Basil Shrimp & Rice

Lemon Basil Shrimp & Rice

A super quick but so flavorful dressing over rice and grilled shrimp.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 8-10 Skewers metal or bamboo


  • 2 lb Larger Shrimp peeled, deveined, tails-on
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • cups Long Grain Rice
  • 5 cups Broth chicken or veggie

For the Dressing

  • 2 Medium Lemons juice & zest
  • ¼ cup Dijon Mustard
  • ¼ cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • ¼ cup Honey
  • ½ cup Oil
  • 4 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 cup Fresh Basil chopped


  • Preheat grill or griddletop to medium-high heat.
  • Put 8-10 shrimps on each skewer. Sprinkle both sides with salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  • In a sauce pan over medium heat, add rice and broth. Cover with lid and cook for 18 minutes.
  • Combine dressing ingredients in a bowl.
  • When rice is done cooking, immediately pour half of dressing into rice pan and stir to combine. Recover with lid and let sit until ready to serve.
  • Place shrimp on grill/griddle and cook for 2 minutes on each side. Then use remaining dressing to brush each side and cook another minute more.
  • Serve a portion of rice with one or two skewers of shrimp. Garnish with additional basil if desired.
Keyword lemon, lemon basil, lemon juice, rice, shrimp, shrimp recipes
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