Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Cilantro Lime Shrimp - AA

Besides the fact that shrimp is delicious, it is so quick to cook. This is so easy and so flavorful you will want to make it often! The avocado cilantro sauce is a must!


1 pound of shrimp, peeled and deveined
Juice of one large lime
3 Tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons chili powder
½ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon paprika
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes

Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce:
1 avocado split and pitted
½ cup lowfat greek yogurt
1 clove garlic, minced
juice of 1 lime
2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
salt and pepper to taste


In a small bowl whisk together lime juice, olive oil, garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes. Pour into a resealable bag and add shrimp. Toss to coat and marinate for 30 minutes.

Preheat the grill to medium heat. Put the shrimp on skewers and place on the grill. Grill on each side for about two minutes or until no longer pink.

To make the creamy avocado cilantro sauce add the avocado, greek yogurt, garlic, lime and cilantro. Pulse in a food processor until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately with shrimp.

Nutrition Facts
Servings 6.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 168
Total Fat 11 g
Cholesterol 118 mg
Sodium 478 mg
Potassium 165 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6 g
Protein 21 g
Vitamin A 11 %
Vitamin C 23 %
Calcium 10 %
Iron 11 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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