Tandoori Shrimp Recipe

Tandoori Shrimp - perfectly marinated and grilled Indian Tandoori shrimp skewers. Super easy recipe that yields the most delicious shrimp ever!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Tandoori Shrimp
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 163 kcal



  • 1 lb shrimp, tiger prawn preferred, shelled and deveined, tails on
  • bamboo skewers, soaked in water before using
  • oil for basting
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges


  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • red coloring, (optional)


  1. Mix all the ingredients of the Marinade in a bowl. Stir to combine well. Add the shrimp to the Marinade and marinate for at least 30 minutes, or best for two hours. Thread the shrimp onto the bamboo skewers, set aside.
  2. Grill the shrimp on a grill on both sides, until they are cooked and slightly charred on the surface. Baste with oil while grilling. Remove from the grill, garnish with chopped cilantro and serve immediately with lime wedges.

Recipe Notes

If you are baking with oven, line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper and arrange the shrimp skewers in a single layer. Using a small brush, baste both sides of the shrimp with the oil. Roast for 10 minutes or until the shrimps are cooked. Broil for 1 minute or until the top surface is slightly charred. Remove from the oven, garnish with chopped cilantro and serve immediately with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts
Tandoori Shrimp Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 163 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 287mg96%
Sodium 1181mg51%
Potassium 131mg4%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 35IU1%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 188mg19%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.