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Grilled Coconut Lime Shrimp and Summer Veggies in Foil – Corn, zucchini and coconut-lime marinated shrimp grilled in foil-packets makes for one easy, delicious, 30-minute summer dinner!

Grilled Coconut Lime Shrimp and Summer Veggies in Foil | www.diethood.com | Corn, zucchini and coconut-lime marinated shrimp grilled in foils makes for one easy, delicious, 30-minute summer dinner!

These Coconut Lime Shrimp Foil Packets are one of the easiest summer dinners and you’ll love that they are cooked on the grill, perfect for those hot summer days, or when camping!

Say ‘ELLO to my leedle fwiend (<—said in my best Tony Montana, aka Al Pacino, voice), grilled shrimp IN FOIL!

What’s going awn, friends! Happy Wednesday to you all! We have a GIVEAWAY! WOOOT! And a shrimp-dinner in foil!

By now YOU have figured out that foil-cooking is mah thang. Easy, breezy, beautiful, clever food. I can think of precisely 48 more things you can cook in foil, but today we’ll talk shrimp. On the barbie!

Grilled Coconut Lime Shrimp and Summer Veggies in Foil | www.diethood.com | Corn, zucchini and coconut-lime marinated shrimp grilled in foils makes for one easy, delicious, 30-minute summer dinner!

Sidenote: When I was in Australia, I was offered prawns on the barbie … for a few seconds there, I had this DUH-look on my face ’cause I had no clue if we were still speaking English. Thankfully, the host of the party figured out that in ‘Merica, we call ’em shrimp, on the grill.

HOW TO MAKE COCONUT LIME SHRIMP IN FOIL

When you put coconut, garlic and lime on shrimp (which is a very, very smart move), all of the flavors are sucked in by the shrimp and we are all dang happy campers.

Thus, we will first make the coconut lime marinade, which includes exactly that: coconut and lime. Throw it in a ziploc bag together with some shrimp and set aside for about 15 minutes.

In the meantime, get your veggies all chopped up and divide them up between foils.

Top with shrimp and close up the foils. Grill for 10 minutes, or until veggies are tender and shrimp is pink.

Remove from grill and serve! Easy Peasy.

Grilled Coconut Lime Shrimp and Summer Veggies in Foil | www.diethood.com | Corn, zucchini and coconut-lime marinated shrimp grilled in foils makes for one easy, delicious, 30-minute summer dinner!

Also, this recipe is PERFECT for camping. Corn, sliced zucchini, bag of shrimp, salt and pepper. BAM! Best camping dinner, yet.

Oh wait. Don’t forget the foils! Grab a few at Costco – I got a box of 500 precut foils from there about 2 years ago and I still have hundreds left. Awesome investment for someone that likes foil-cooked food. I said that already… Anyways.

One more sidenote? I had ten other pretty pictures to show you of this amazingness – good stuff, like pretty plates and step-by-step photos – only for all 90 of them to end up green/red/blue/yellow AND blurry. So blurry, my eyes hurt. Even Photoshop couldn’t help me. It’s all my camera’s fault. It is. The beast has been crying to be replaced for over 6 months, but I’m cheap, so that’s that.

However, I was finally fed up and at that point, I got up, went to my laptop, hopped over to Amazon and blew all my money on a new camera. CAN’T WAIT for the new beauty to arrive!

Grilled Coconut Lime Shrimp and Summer Veggies in Foil | www.diethood.com | Corn, zucchini and coconut-lime marinated shrimp grilled in foils makes for one easy, delicious, 30-minute summer dinner!

I personally think this recipe is perfect for snacking, too, to mindlessly pop while you watch RHONY and that other docu show that makes you use your brain.

Also? If you want to pop this in the oven? You are so smart. Go on and do your thing. Just preheat the oven to 400F and cook the shrimp (foiled up!) for about 20 minutes.

ENJOY!

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Grilled Coconut Lime Shrimp and Summer Veggies in Foil
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Marinating Time
15 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

Corn, zucchini and coconut-lime marinated shrimp grilled in foil makes for one easy, delicious, 30-minute summertime dinner. 

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: camping food, foil pack dinners, shrimp recipes
Servings: 6 serves
Calories: 277 kcal
Author: Katerina
Ingredients
  • 1 small yellow onion , chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro or parsley , chopped
  • 1/4- cup olive oil
  • 1/4- cup soy sauce
  • 1 pound raw shrimp , peeled and deveined
  • 8 to 10 aluminum foil sheets large enough to wrap around the food
  • 1 zucchini , sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1 to 2 cups corn kernels (you can also use frozen corn kernels)
  • chopped fresh cilantro or parsley , for garnish
Instructions
  1. In a blender, combine onions, garlic, coconut, lime zest, lime juice, cilantro, olive oil and soy sauce; blend until smooth.
  2. Place marinade and shrimp in a resealable bag and toss to coat.
  3. Place in the fridge for 15 minutes.

  4. Preheat an outdoor grill to medium-high heat.
  5. For each foil pack, prepare two sheets of aluminum foil; place the sheets one on top of the other for durability and lightly spray with cooking spray.
  6. Divide up the veggies and shrimp evenly and place into the center of each foil packet.
  7. Fold the sides of the foil over the shrimp, covering completely; seal the packets closed.
  8. Transfer the foil packets to the grill, cover grill and cook for 10-12 minutes, or until shrimp are opaque.
  9. Carefully open the foil packets and stir the contents.
  10. Sprinkle with cilantro or parsley and serve.
Recipe Notes

OVEN METHOD

Preheat oven to 400F. Cook shrimp foils for about 20 minutes, or until zucchini is tender and shrimp is pink.

WW SmartPoints: 10 

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Coconut Lime Shrimp and Summer Veggies in Foil
Amount Per Serving
Calories 277 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 190mg 63%
Sodium 1137mg 47%
Potassium 277mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 1.3%
Vitamin C 13.2%
Calcium 12.7%
Iron 14.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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25 Responses
  1. Kevie

    I’m very excited to make this recipe! How many servings does it make? I see it says “serves 1 foil pack” but 1 lb. of shrimp couldn’t possibly be one serving.

  2. Rachelle

    This looks so good and I am going to make it tomorrow. I have unsweetened coconut. Any suggestions on how to add in the sweet flavor? Thanks!

  3. Dawn Davidson

    I’m so looking forward to making this for my husband & myself. Can you tell me what would be the serving size per person?

  4. Nichelle

    I don’t think it is safe to cook in foil. Your marinade looks soooo good can I cook it in the Oven without the foil. I guess we will see. Can you think of anyother way to cook this>

    1. Hi Nichelle!! What you can do is, after marinating for an hour or two, roast the shrimp in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet for about 5 to 8 minutes, or until shrimp turns pink, at 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Be careful because they cook fast. Also, coat the baking sheet with some oil or cooking spray.

    1. Hi Krista! I make the recipes about 3 times before I post about them. During those try outs I take pictures, and if there’s a picture that I like, but wasn’t part of the final recipe-run, I’ll use it. 🙂 With this recipe, I first went to make it with cooked shrimp, and that is why you see that picture. The second time I made it with raw shrimp and that worked out much better on the grill.

  5. Miriam

    This looks amazing, and I can’t wait to try it! I unfortunately don’t have a grill, but for for how long and at what temperature can I make this in the oven?

    1. Hi Miriam! Yes, you can definitely make them in the oven. Fold the packets as per the instructions, place them on a baking sheet and pop them in a 425F preheated oven for about 12 minutes. Cut a slit in each packet or open up the top of the packet and continue to cook for 2 more minutes. Remove from oven and let stand a couple minutes before serving. If you make them, let me know how it goes. Have a wonderful weekend!!

  6. Haha.. I was confused when someone first said prawns. Whaa? Ahh.. shrimp Gotcha. And woohoo on the new camera purchase!! Can’t wait to see what beautiful pictures you share with it!

  7. Cathy French

    I didn’t open the new email until after I completed the rafflecopter. The correct newsletter secret code is beach not win. Thanks.

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