Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe

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Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe
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Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe

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A quick garlicky-lime marinade works magic on these juicy shrimp. They come off the grill with huge flavors perfect for your next cookout. —Melissa Rodriguez, Van Nuys, California
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (16-20 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • Lime slices

Directions

Mix first nine ingredients; toss with shrimp. Let stand 15 minutes.
Thread shrimp and lime slices onto four metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over medium heat until shrimp turn pink, 2-4 minutes per side. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cilantro Lime Shrimp in Simple & Delicious April/May 2017

Nutritional Facts

1 kabob: 167 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 284mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.

  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (16-20 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • Lime slices
  1. Mix first nine ingredients; toss with shrimp. Let stand 15 minutes.
  2. Thread shrimp and lime slices onto four metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over medium heat until shrimp turn pink, 2-4 minutes per side. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cilantro Lime Shrimp in Simple & Delicious April/May 2017

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shelli1542 User ID: 1525176 267871
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2017

"Loved this! They had just the right amount of spice and flavor. Will definitely make often."

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