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Grilled Buffalo Shrimp with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce

The Foodie Physician
3.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 21 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 76 kcal


Grilled Buffalo Shrimp:

  • 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined, with the tail attached
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/3 cup hot sauce such as Frank’s
  • 1 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • 6 celery stalks cut into 4-inch sticks
  • 6 carrots cut into 4-inch sticks

Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce:

  • 1 cup reduced fat sour cream
  • ¼ cup low fat buttermilk
  • ½ cup crumbled blue cheese
  • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions
  • Kosher salt and black pepper


  • Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium high heat.
  • To make the blue cheese dipping sauce, mix the sour cream, buttermilk, blue cheese, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and scallions together in a small bowl. Season the sauce with a pinch of salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Toss the shrimp in a bowl with the oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. In a second bowl, mix the hot sauce and butter together.
  • Spray the grill with cooking spray. Grill the shrimp 2-3 minutes on each side until cooked through. Place the shrimp in the bowl with the hot sauce and butter mixture and toss to coat them with the sauce. Serve buffalo shrimp on a platter with celery sticks, carrots and lemon wedges. Serve blue cheese dipping sauce on the side.


Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.8g | Protein: 10.3g | Fat: 2.7g | Saturated Fat: 1.2g | Sodium: 729mg
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