Thursday, September 10, 2020

Spicy Garlic Lime Shrimp

From EatWell 101 ...this Spicy Garlic Lime Shrimp is not only lip-smacking delicious, but it’s also a very quick easy dinner recipe that takes minutes to make. 

You can easily double this recipe if you need to feed a crowd. We guarantee you won’t get enough of this quick budget-friendly meal. You will make this shrimp recipe again and again! Are you a baby spice girl like me? Omit the cayenne pepper or crushed chili pepper flakes. Serves 2 Total Time: 20 minutes 


1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined (tail on or off)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon melted unsalted butter
5 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons honey
1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 pinches Cayenne pepper or crushed chili pepper flakes
Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
Sliced lime wedges, for garnish


Combine garlic, honey, lime juice, salt and Cayenne pepper in a small bowl. Heat up a non-stick pan or skillet over medium heat, add the olive oil and butter. Sear shrimp on both sides for about 4 minutes total, then add the garlic honey lime sauce. Cook the shrimp, flipping side from time to time until the garlic honey lime sauce starts to caramelize. Garnish the garlic-lime shrimp with chopped cilantro and serve immediately with steamed vegetables, over rice or in a salad. Enjoy!

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