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Cilantro lime shrimp

Cilantro Lime Shrimp


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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 6 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

This cilantro lime shrimp is a healthy, easy dinner recipe that takes just 10 minutes! Serve with rice, in tacos, or as a Mexican-style salad topping.


Ingredients

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  • 1 pound large shrimp, deveined (peeled or unpeeled)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 pinch cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, plus zest from 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Instructions

  1. Thaw the shrimp (see the notes above).
  2. Mince the garlic.
  3. Pat the shrimp dry. In a medium bowl, mix the shrimp with the garlic, cumin, cayenne, and salt.
  4. In a large skillet, heat the butter or olive oil on medium high heat. Cook the shrimp for 1 to 2 minutes per side until opaque and cooked through, turning them with tongs.
  5. Spritz with lime juice and stir in the lime zest and chopped cilantro. Serve immediately.
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Mexican