Zesty Grilled Lime-Cilantro Shrimp

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


  1. In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, garlic, lime zest, lime juice, cilantro, cumin, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Add the shrimp to the marinade, tossing to coat. Allow to marinate for 20-30 minutes.
  3. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Thread the marinated shrimp onto skewers.
  4. Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side or until they turn pink and opaque.
  5. 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.

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