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Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

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
Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • 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

  1. Mix first 9 ingredients; toss with shrimp. Let stand 15 minutes.
  2. Thread shrimp and lime slices onto 4 metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over medium heat until shrimp turn pink, 2-4 minutes per side.

Nutrition 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.

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