Shrimp is an easy-to-cook for a weeknight meal or to impress your guest at a cookout!
However, if you are looking for an adventurous way to cook shrimp, try grilling them on a Himalayan salt block.
Grilling shrimp on a hot salt block can help bring out their natural sweetness while leaving them juicy and succulent
Let find out exactly how to grill shrimp like a grill master!
What is a Himalayan Salt Block?
A Himalayan salt block is a slab of salt that contains more minerals than table salt.
They can be used to prepare hot and cold foods. Plus Himalayan salts blocks have a great ability to retain heat.
What Do You Need?
- A Himalayan salt block
- 1 pounds shrimp (this will feed for 4 adults as an entree) – you’ll need to peel the shrimp
- Sea salt and pepper
How to Clean the Salt Block.
To take care of the salt block, simply clean it with either a clean cloth, damp sponge, or paper towels. Then allow the salt block to dry for at least a day after cooking.
You can freshen the salt block with a little fresh lemon juice once in a while.
Soap should not be used to clean the Himalayan salt slabs.
How to Heat a Salt Block on a Grill.
Salt blocks can be heated in an oven, on a stove, a gas grill, or a traditional grill. It is important not to overheat the salt block or it will crack or even explode. To avoid this the salt block should be heated slowly.
Follow these simple steps to heat the pink salt block on a gas grill.
Step 1:Place the salt block on the gas grill.
Step 2: Set the grill to the lowest heat.
Step 3: Steadily increase it to medium heat at a time interval of 15-20 minutes until the salt block is hot.
The salt block is ready for use when a sprinkle of water immediately evaporates on the block. The salt block can remain hot for 30 minutes max. Wear padded cooking gloves when moving the hot
How to Grill Shrimp on a Himalayan Salt Block.
This shrimp recipe is easy to follow and quick to execute.
It can also be served with a spicy dipping sauce and any sides of your choice.
Follow this simple recipe to get tasty grill shrimp.
Step 1: In a medium-sized bowl mix black pepper, 3 crushed garlic cloves, or your favorite seasoning. Add lemon juice, honey, garlic, olive oil, and lemon zest to the bowl. Let the shrimp sit in this marinade for at least 20-30 minutes but ideally 12 hours
Step 2: Heat your salt block as per the instructions above
Step 3: Place the shrimp on the hot Himalayan salt plate.
Step 4: Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes on both sides, then for an additional minute until firm and opaque
Honey, Garlic and Lemon Shrimp Grilled on a Himalayan Salt Block
- 1 whole A Himalayan salt block
- 1 pounds shrim this will feed for 4 adults as an entree
- 2 tbsp Lemon
- 2 tbsp Honey
- 2 cloves Garlic
- 1 pinch Sea salt and pepper
- In a medium-sized bowl mix black pepper, 3 crushed garlic cloves, or your favorite seasoning. Add lemon juice, honey, garlic, olive oil, and lemon zest to the bowl. Let the shrimp sit in this marinade for at least 20-30 minutes but ideally 12 hours
- Heat your grill to medium hot and place your salt block on it. Let it heat for at least 30 minutes,
- Place the shrimp on the hot Himalayan salt plate.
- Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes on both sides,
Delicious Dipping Sauce for Your Shrimp
Step 1: In a medium-sized bowl mix lime juice, sesame oil, sriracha, soy sauce, and chopped garlic.
Step 2: Add a pinch of sea salt and hot pepper to taste
Himalayan salt block cooking is an interesting and healthier way of preparing food. The salt block can be used to serve breakfast desserts, cold desserts.
Have you ever cooked anything on a salt block before?
Author: Charlie Reeves
Hi, I’m Charlie, I am head taste tester at Simply Meat Smoking! I love it grilling, smoking, and getting out in the yard with the kids! The family also love to test all my recipes (especially my EXTRA CRISPY pulled pork, smoky pork loin, and ANY SEAFOOD I grill)
You will usually find me playing with the kids, perfecting my brisket bark, or sipping beers with boys around the fire. Can’t wait to share all my delicious smoking and grilling adventures with you!
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