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Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Cilantro Lime Shrimp are bursting with bright citrus flavor and a little kick of cayenne. 

Serves 4, Per serving: 239 calories, 7g fat, 38g protein, 2g carbs

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 239 kcal


  • 24 ounces large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne more to taste
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


  1. Heat the oil in a large heavy bottomed skillet over medium heat. Add the shrimp and sprinkle with the salt, cumin, and cayenne. 

  2. Cook, stirring often, for 4-5 minutes or until shrimp is pink and opaque. 

  3. Add the garlic to the skillet and cook for 1 minute more. 

  4. Remove from heat and add the lime juice and cilantro. Stir well to combine.

  5. Serve immediately.

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Recipe Notes

Add additional cayenne pepper for more or a spicy kick.