How To Cook Shrimp

Learn how to cook (broil) shrimp with Chef Mark. Have questions about this video, recipe or cooking shrimp in general? Leave your questions in the comments for an answer from Chef Mark.

Broiled Shrimp Recipe:

6 ea. 16/20 Shrimp per person
Melted butter
Sea Salt
2 wooden skewers soaked overnight in water

1.Turn on broiler and adjust shelf/rack level so that distance from shrimp to heat element is about 5 inches.
2.With a the tips of scissors remove the intestinal track, and remove all the shell except the last segment near the tail
3.With 2 skewers pierce the shrimp and alternate the head and tail as demonstrated.
4.Brush with melted butter and salt the shrimp.
5.Place on oven proof dish and broil, adjusting distance as need to avoid scorching and burning.
6.Broil 4-5 minutes depending on heat the broiler produces
7.Turn over and continue cooking shrimp.
8.Avoid overcooking as shrimp will get tough and chewy. Optimal internal temperature of the shrimp should be no more than 155oF.
9.Serve hot, sprinkled with paprika and brush more butter as desired.



  1. I have always wanted to learn how to make this Thank you .. But I could not hear the sauce that you have after Lite Soy Sauce and before Agave.. What was that?

  2. Karen,

    I am not sure which recipe you are referring to ?Can you let meknow
    Chef Mark