Beer-Brined Piri Piri Grilled Shrimp

Prep time:10 min
Total time:46 min

Serves 6


2 bags (454g each) Longo’s Freshwater Shrimp, thawed and peeled

1 tsp salt

2 cups craft wheat beer, divided

3/4 cup piri piri sauce, divided

2 tbsp Longo’s 100% Pure Canola Oil

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

2 hot green chili peppers (such as finger, serrano or jalapeño), seeded and minced

1 green onion, finely chopped

1 tsp chopped fresh Longo’s Thyme

1 orange

1/4 cup Longo’s Honey


  • Season shrimp with salt and add 1 1/2 cups of the beer. Stir well; cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes. Drain and rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towel.
  • Place shrimp in a shallow dish in an even layer. Pour remaining beer, 1/2 cup of the piri piri sauce, oil, cilantro, peppers, green onion and thyme over shrimp.
  • Cut orange in half and squeeze out juice over the shrimp. Coarsely chop remaining pulp and rind and add to shrimp. Stir well to coat; cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Whisk together honey with remaining 1/4 cup piri piri sauce.
  • Heat grill to high, about 550 to 600°F. Grill shrimp on greased grill for about 6 minutes, turning frequently, basting with honey piri piri sauce mixture until opaque and cooked through.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: 190 calories
  • Protein 21g
  • Fibre 0g
  • Fat 5g
  • Sugar 12g
  • Carbs 16g
  • Sodium 640mg