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Grilled Shrimp with Roasted Red Pepper Aioli

This red pepper marinated Grilled Shrimp with this scratch made Roasted Red Pepper Aioli makes the perfect flavorful summer appetizer or dinner.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 508



  • 6 large cloves garlic (peeled)
  • 2 egg yolks (room temperature)
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ cup Roasted Bell Pepper (Mezzetta brand recommended, drained and chopped (Reserve brine for marinade))
  • 1 tablespoon jarred Jalapeno Peppers (Mezzetta brand recommended)
  • ¾ cup olive oil

Grilled shrimp:

  • 1 pound large raw shrimp (washed, deveined, tails left on)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoons fresh rosemary (minced)
  • roasted red bell pepper brine


  • Place the garlic in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped, stopping to scrape down the sides as needed.
  • Add the egg yolks, lemon juice, salt, roasted red peppers, and jalapenos and process until well combined. Scrape the sides.
  • While the machine is still running, add the oil in a thin, steady stream until it is completely incorporated and the mixture is thickened.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary. Refrigerate until ready to use.


Calories: 508kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 383mg | Sodium: 1417mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 187mg | Iron: 3mg