chili lime shrimp
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Chili Lime Shrimp

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!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 204cal
Author: Amanda Formaro


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


  • Combine lime juice, chili powder, garlic, and cilantro and mix well.
  • Add shrimp and turn to coat.
  • Marinate shrimp for 20 minutes.
  • Remove shrimp from marinade and drain on paper towels.
  • Place olive oil in cast iron skillet and preheat over medium to medium-high heat until oil is hot, but not smoking.
  • Cook shrimp in hot cast iron skillet for 3 minutes on one side.
  • Turn shrimp over and cook for 2-3 more minutes.
  • Serve over rice or quinoa.


Serving: 1(4oz serving) | Calories: 204cal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 285mg | Sodium: 903mg | Potassium: 183mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 425IU | Vitamin C: 25.4mg | Calcium: 194mg | Iron: 3mg