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Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp

Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp & Bob Schlueter Interview – These Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp are a seafood lovers’ delight. Perfectly grilled shrimp are tossed in a tasty garlic and butter sauce.

We are on Special Assignment in Leland, MI, for this edition of “Cooking with Community Leaders – Leland, MI Style”. Bob Schlueter, former Executive Director for the Area Agency of Aging for NW Michigan is my guest. He makes his famous Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp, after our interview about his community service.   Bob and his wife, Arden Schlueter, started the Assisted Living Home, Effie’s in Leland, MI

You can see the video on YouTube here

Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp

Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp is a perfect meal for the grill; especially on skewers! This is one of those go-to recipes that are true summertime dishes Serve as a main dish or even as an appetizer for guests to eat with their cocktails on the deck!

No Marinade Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp

There is no need to marinate these Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp. Just make sure you have lots of butter to baste the shrimp while they are on the grill. It doesn’t take long to soak a skewer. Fully immerse the wooden skewers while the grill is heating.

Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp Ingredients

  1. One Pound of Shrimp peeled and deveined
  2. One stick of butter melted, in a small pan
  3. 1 tsp garlic salt
  4. Skewers for the shrimp, soaked
  5. Lemon wedges if desired

Directions for Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp

  1. Preheat the grill to medium heat.
  2. Melt one stick of butter in a small pan
  3. Add 1 tsp garlic salt
  4. Flavor Garlic Butter with lemon if you like
  5. Thread the shrimp on the skewers.
  6. Grill for 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
  7. Baste the shrimp continually with the Garlic Butter mixture
  8. Remove shrimp from the grill and take them off the skewers
  9. Place in a serving bowl with extra lemons or cocktail sauce

Should I Soak the Skewers?

If you are using wooden skewers, you’ll want to soak them so they don’t catch fire from the grill before the shrimp have finished cooking.

Cooking With Milwaukee Community Leaders

I do a short interview with my guest, talk about their work in the community, and then cook something at our condo building. They pick whatever we will cook and I act as their sous chef. Here are some examples of “Cooking with Milwaukee Community Leaders” videos on YouTube: 

Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson – Copycat McDonald’s Breakfast Sandwiches  Video is at –https://youtu.be/eWkN4nI5ueE

Ellen Gilligan, President, and CEO, Greater Milwaukee Foundation – Lemon Curd Tarts and Limoncello – Video is at – https://youtu.be/8TVogwQ5C-4

Ricardo Diaz (Former Exec Director of UCC) Interview – Cuban Tostones and Plantains Recipe – Video is at – https://youtu.be/49u0OR7fa8s

Joanne Anton, Director of Giving, Herb Kohl Philanthropies Interview – Spanakopita Video is at – https://youtu.be/8IKtZAguLv4

Cecelia Gore, Executive Director Brewers Community Foundation –  Stetson Salad  Video is at – https://youtu.be/_bbXPP_JzAo

Mark Mone, Chancellor, Univ or Wisconsin Milwaukee – Chicken Parmesan – Video is at –  https://youtu.be/SS1KUGo31Xg

David Crowley, Milwaukee County Exec – Chicken Parm Sandwiches and Roasted Broccoli – Video is at – https://youtu.be/O2vQJtUv4OI

Brian Gotter, Major Gifts Officer MACC Fund – Sausage Gravy & Biscuits – Video is at – https://youtu.be/0Jb6J7bXaWM

Randy Bryant, Exec Director Ten Chimneys – Mango Gazpacho – Video is at – https://youtu.be/lN-U9EdARF8

Judge Derek Mosley, Director of Marquette Univ Law School – Stuffed, roasted red peppers – Video is at – https://youtu.be/VDtpylMOcJY

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