Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 276 kcal
Author: RecipeGirl.com

This is a totally delicious shrimp recipe to serve all summer long.

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Ingredients

SHRIMP:

  • wooden skewers
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and de-veined
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 medium lime, juiced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • fresh lime wedges, for serving

AVOCADO DIP:

  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 medium lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon dry Ranch dressing seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Instructions

PREPARE THE SHRIMP:

  1. Let wooden skewers soak in water for at least 30 minutes.
  2. In a large zip bag, mix the honey, oil, juice, garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and cayenne pepper together. Add the shrimp and let marinate for at least 30 minutes.

  3. Drain the shrimp from the marinade and place the shrimp on skewers. Grill over high heat for 2 minutes per side or until opaque.

PREPARE THE AVOCADO DIP:

  1. Place all dip ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
  2. Serve garnished with cilantro, fresh lime juice, and serve with Avocado Dip.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 276 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 288mg 96%
Sodium 1417mg 59%
Potassium 357mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 10g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 12.4%
Vitamin C 11.4%
Calcium 22.1%
Iron 16.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.