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Recipe: Shrimp Skewers (Brochetas de Gambas)

Lauren Aloise
One of our favorite tapas in Malaga are shrimp skewers - so good!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Tapas/ Starter
Cuisine Spanish/Andalusian
Servings 5 -6 skewers
Calories 211.23 kcal


  • 50-60 shrimp medium sized
  • 6 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 5-6 wooden skewers
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • Salt
  • paprika


  • Coat the part of the skewers where the shrimp will go with olive oil
  • Peel the shrimp and stick them on the skewer trying to keep it as symmetric as possible.
  • Chop the 3 cloves of garlic, then coat the skewers with the garlic and olive oil adding salt and a generous amount of paprika to taste.
  • Grill the shrimp on one side until they begin to turn white, then turn them over to cook on the other side.
  • Serve with a slice of fresh bread and ali-oli (garlic mayonnaise)


Calories: 211.23kcalCarbohydrates: 0.6gProtein: 12.37gFat: 17.63gSaturated Fat: 2.43gCholesterol: 151.2mgSodium: 524.98mgPotassium: 55.22mgSugar: 0.02gVitamin C: 3.02mgCalcium: 90.26mgIron: 1.37mg
Keyword Brochetas de Gambas, easy shrimp skewers, garlic shrimp skewers
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