Grilled Pesto Shrimp

Cuisinart original

Dinner in literally minutes with prepared pesto on hand .

 Griddler® Compact position: Flat

Plate side: Grill


Makes 2 servings


½            pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined, tails still attached (about

12 to 14 shrimp)

3 to 4     tablespoons prepared pesto, homemade or store bought

lemon wedges for serving

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving:

Calories 157 (65% from fat) • carb. 3g • pro. 11g

• fat 11g • sat. fat 2g • chol. 71mg • sod. 265mg

• calc. 78mg • fiber 1g


1 .  Stir pesto and shrimp together in a bowl and let marinate for about 5 to 15 minutes.

2 .  While shrimp are marinating, insert the plates on the grill side.  Preheat the Cuisinart® Griddler® Compact to High.

3 .  Open the unit to extend flat and arrange the shrimp on both the upper and lower plates . Grill for about 6 minutes, turning the shrimp occasionally so that they do not burn.

4 .  Remove from grill. Drizzle with fresh lemon juice before serving.