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Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipes

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Cilantro Lime Shrimp
Sauteed, seasoned shrimp is a delicious meal with vegetables and rice. This page contains cilantro lime shrimp recipes.


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March 12, 2014

This shrimp recipe is very flavorful and easy to make.

Yield: 8 servings


  • 2 lb shrimp, deveined and peeled
  • 3/4 tsp ground cumin
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 8 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice (1 medium lime)
  • 3-4 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped


  1. Defrost the shrimp if necessary, by running them under cold water for 7 minutes. Then peel and devein them. Remove the tails, if desired.
  2. In a large bowl, season the shrimp with cumin, salt, and pepper.
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  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 tsp. olive oil to the pan, then add half of the shrimp. Cook them, without stirring, for 2 minutes.
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  6. Turn the shrimp over and cook until completely opaque (about 1 minute). Transfer the shrimp to a plate and set aside.
  7. Put the remaining uncooked shrimp into the pan with 2 tsp. olive oil. Cook them undisturbed for 2 minutes. Then add the garlic and continue cooking until they are opaque.
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  9. Add the other shrimp back to the pan, mixing well with the garlic. Once they are well coated remove the pan from the heat.
  10. Place them into a serving bowl and squeeze the lime over them. Then add the cilantro and stir until well combined. Enjoy!
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June 22, 20140 found this helpful

This is a simple shrimp recipe that is great served on rice. Learn how easy it is to make this recipe with this short video.

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