Paprika Shrimp: 1-Point Weight Watchers Shrimp Recipe!

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Looking for a 1-point Weight Watchers shrimp recipe that’s easy and tasty? Grilled Paprika Shrimp Skewers are a healthy, delicious meal your whole family will love! 

This delicious shrimp recipe is brilliant for the BBQ and can be paired with just about any side dish. 

Grilled shrimp on a bed of spinach on a white plate.

How Many Points Is Shrimp on Weight Watchers?

Shrimp itself is zero points on Weight Watchers and it packs a punch of protein!

These Paprika Shrimp are only one Weight Watchers point per skewer – the only pointed ingredient in the recipe is the olive oil.

What to Eat With Paprika Shrimp Skewers

There are so many fabulous side dishes you could pair with this Weight Watchers shrimp recipe.

My personal favourite is a basic caprese salad. I also love four bean salad and this delicious Weight Watchers egg salad. Check these sides out.

We garnished our shrimp skewers with baby spinach and pomegranate seeds. 

Pomegranates are great antioxidants and can help remove free radicals, protect cells from damage and reduce inflammation in the body. They are great to add to any salad or BBQ dish.

Grilled shrimp skewers on white plate.

Ingredients for Grilled Paprika Shrimp

This recipe makes 6-8 shrimp skewers.

  • 1 lb. peeled, cleaned shrimp
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • Sea salt flakes to taste
  • Red pepper flakes to taste (optional)

How to Make This Weight Watchers Shrimp Recipe

Grilling these paprika shrimp skewers is quick and easy, but you’ll need to do a tiny bit of prep beforehand. Be sure to start your soaking and marinating at least an hour before dinner time.

Step One: Soak bamboo skewers in water for 30 mins before using

Step Two: Mix together olive oil, lemon juice, smoked paprika, garlic, red pepper flakes and salt in a mixing bowl.

Step Three: Add the shrimp to the bowl and mix until coated.

Raw shrimp covered in spices in a bowl.

Step Four: Let the shrimp sit for a minimum of 30 minutes.

Step Five: Preheat the grill (or charcoal grill) to medium heat, oil the grates and grill the shrimp skewers for 2-3 minutes per side until opaque.

Shrimp skewers on a grill being brushed with a basting brush.

Step Six: Transfer skewers to a plate of spinash, granish with pomegranate seeds, and then serve.

Close up of grilled shrimp with pomegranate seeds over spinach.

Don’t forget to print the recipe for these tasty and easy Weight Watchers shrimp skewers here:

Yield: 6-8

Grilled Shrimp Skewers

grilled shrimp on a white plate

These delicious Weight Watchers grilled shrimp skewers are packed with flavor and taste. With less than one weight watchers point you can enjoy shrimp the easy way

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • Red pepper flakes to taste (optional)
  • Sea salt flakes to taste
  • 1 lb. peeled cleaned shrimp

Instructions

    Method

    Soak bamboo skewers in water for 30 mins before using.

    Mix together olive oil, lemon juice, smoked paprika, garlic, red pepper flakes and salt in a mixing bowl

    Add the shrimp to the bowl and mix until coated.

    Let the shrimp sit for a minimum of 30 minutes.

    Preheat the grill (or charcoal grill) to medium heat, oil the grates and grill the shrimps for 2-3 minutes per side until opaque.

    Transfer skewers to a plate and then serve.

BBQ Paprika Shrimp Skewers on a plate - graphic for Pinterest.

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