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Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Cilantro Lime Shrimp are insanely flavorful yet simple 10 minute recipe. Serve chilled or warm, as an easy appetizer or as the main meal.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 57kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 pound large shrimp peeled and deveined, tails on
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice or more to taste
  • ¼ cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • ¼ teaspoon salt more or less to taste
  • Pinch of ground black pepper


  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and melt the olive oil. Stir in the garlic, cooking for about 30 seconds.
  • Add the shrimp to the skillet, cooking for 1-2 minutes per side. Transfer to a large bowl.
  • Add the cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper to the bowl and toss to coat well.
  • Serve warm or chilled.


Calories: 57kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 8gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 71mgSodium: 394mgPotassium: 73mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 138IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 32mgIron: 1mg
Keyword cilantro lime shrimp