Cilantro Lime Shrimp Skewers

Cilantro Lime Shrimp Skewers

If you’re craving a burst of zesty flavors with a hint of smokiness, look no further than these Cilantro Lime Shrimp Skewers. This easy-to-make recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a delightful addition to your next barbecue. Succulent shrimp marinated in a vibrant cilantro and lime marinade, skewered and grilled to perfection – it’s a culinary adventure that your taste buds won’t soon forget.


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 limes, juiced and zested
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water


  1. In a bowl, combine the cilantro, garlic, lime juice, lime zest, olive oil, chili powder, salt, and pepper to create the marinade.
  2. Add the shrimp to the marinade, ensuring they are well-coated, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors meld.
  3. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  4. Thread the marinated shrimp onto the soaked wooden skewers.
  5. Grill the shrimp skewers for 2-3 minutes per side or until they turn pink and slightly charred.
  6. Serve hot with additional lime wedges and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Cilantro Lime Shrimp Skewers are a taste sensation! Tangy lime and aromatic cilantro perfectly complement succulent grilled shrimp. Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue or a cozy dinner for two, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser.

Nutrition: Calories – 168 | Protein – 21g | Carbohydrates – 3g | Fat – 7g | Fiber – 0g

Savor the flavor of summer with these Cilantro Lime Shrimp Skewers. The combination of zesty lime and fragrant cilantro infuses the shrimp with a burst of freshness, while grilling adds a delightful smokiness. It’s a recipe that’s simple to prepare but leaves a lasting impression on your palate. Whether you’re enjoying them as an appetizer or a main course, these skewers are sure to become a family favorite. So fire up the grill and get ready to experience a taste of coastal cuisine right at home!

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