Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Quick, light and packed with fresh flavors.

When you’re looking for a quick, light dinner that’s packed with fresh flavors, these cilantro lime shrimp are super quick and easy to make. Shrimp are marinated in a garlic cilantro and lime sauce with honey and chili pepper and quickly pan-seared on the stove. You’ll love it for a warm-weather evening!

shrimp with cilantro lime sauce recipe

Ingredients list for the Honey Cilantro Lime Shrimp

  • 1 lb (450g) shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 2 + 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon honey ( optional for low-carb, keto diet)
  • Juice of 1 1/2 lime
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

Garlic Cilantro Lime Shrimp

how to cook shrimp

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shrimp with cilantro lime sauce recipe 2

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1. In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, 1 tablespoon cilantro, honey, lime juice and lime zest. Add uncooked shrimp and toss to mix well. Marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.

2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat, add the drained shrimp, cook for 2 minutes, flip, and add the marinade. Cook for 1 minute and set the shrimp aside.

3. In the same skillet add vegetable broth to deglaze and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the shrimp back and adjust seasoning. Serve immediately over rice, rice noodles or zucchini noodles, topped with additional cilantro and garnished with lime slices, enjoy!

cilantro lime shrimp

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