Zesty Grilled Lime-Cilantro Shrimp
Indulge in the tantalizing flavors of summer with our Zesty Grilled Lime-Cilantro Shrimp recipe. This dish embodies the perfect balance between tangy and savory, delivering a delightful experience for your taste buds.
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- Zest and juice of 2 limes
- 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, garlic, lime zest, lime juice, cilantro, cumin, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper.
- Add the shrimp to the marinade, tossing to coat. Allow to marinate for 20-30 minutes.
- Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Thread the marinated shrimp onto skewers.
- Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side or until they turn pink and opaque.
- Remove from the grill and serve hot, garnished with additional cilantro and lime wedges if desired.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These Zesty Grilled Lime-Cilantro Shrimp are bursting with fresh and vibrant flavors. The marinade featuring zesty lime, aromatic cilantro, and a hint of cumin infuses the shrimp with a lively essence that comes to life on the grill. Perfect for a summer barbecue or a quick weeknight dinner.
Nutrition information: Calories: 168 | Protein: 23g | Carbohydrates: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 214mg | Sodium: 220mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g
Indulge in the mouthwatering medley of flavors that our Zesty Grilled Lime-Cilantro Shrimp brings to your plate. From the zing of lime to the earthy freshness of cilantro, every bite is a journey through a symphony of tastes. Whether you’re hosting a weekend barbecue or simply seeking a delightful dinner option, this recipe is a winner. The succulent grilled shrimp are elevated by the citrusy marinade that perfectly complements their natural sweetness.
So fire up your grill, gather your loved ones, and treat yourself to a culinary adventure that embodies the essence of summer. Our Zesty Grilled Lime-Cilantro Shrimp is more than a dish; it’s an experience that you’ll want to savor time and time again.