chili lime shrimp

Chili Lime Shrimp

Course: Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: seafood, shrimp
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 204 kcal
Author: Amanda Formaro
This Chili Lime Shrimp is not only delicious, it's versatile! Eat it for dinner, or use as an appetizer, on shrimp tacos, with pasta, or salad!


  • 8 ounces peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 2 juice from 2 limes
  • 1/2 tspĀ  chili powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic 3 cloves
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  1. Combine lime juice, chili powder, garlic, and cilantro and mix well.
  2. Add shrimp and turn to coat.
  3. Marinate shrimp for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove shrimp from marinade and drain on paper towels.
  5. Place olive oil in cast iron skillet and preheat over medium to medium-high heat until oil is hot, but not smoking.
  6. Cook shrimp in hot cast iron skillet for 3 minutes on one side.
  7. Turn shrimp over and cook for 2-3 more minutes.
  8. Serve over rice or quinoa.
Nutrition Facts
Chili Lime Shrimp
Amount Per Serving (1 (4oz serving))
Calories 204 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 285mg 95%
Sodium 903mg 38%
Potassium 183mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 8.5%
Vitamin C 30.8%
Calcium 19.4%
Iron 16.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.