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Spicy harissa shrimp and watermelon bites recipe! The perfect easy, healthy, appetizer for your next barbecue. SOOOO tasty!

Spicy harissa shrimp and watermelon bites

These spicy harissa shrimp bites with watermelon are perfect for your next party or barbecue! Quick, easy, and absolutely loaded with flavor!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword pescetarian
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 bites
Calories 25 kcal
Author Trish Bozeman


  • 12 jumbo raw wild-caught jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined.
  • 2 Tbsp spicy harissa paste
  • 12 1" bite sized watermelon cubes


  1. Toss the shrimp with the harissa paste until the shrimp are evenly coated. Let marinate for at least 30 minutes, up to overnight.
  2. When shrimp are marinated, heat a non-stick skillet or frying pan over medium high heat. Add shrimp and cook until shrimp are opaque and cooked through, stirring once or twice, about 3 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool slightly.
  3. Thread one shrimp onto an appetizer skewer, followed by a watermelon cube. Repeat until all 12 are prepared.
  4. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Spicy harissa shrimp and watermelon bites
Amount Per Serving (1 skewer)
Calories 25 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 80mg3%
Potassium 14mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 23IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.