Grilled Spicy Lime Shrimp with Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce Recipe

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Genesis Published: May 11, 2021 Modified: June 10, 2021
Grilled Spicy Lime Shrimp with Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce Recipe

How To Make Grilled Spicy Lime Shrimp with Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce

This grilled lime shrimp is marinated in a zesty and spicy mix which is balanced out by the fresh cilantro, yogurt, and avocado dipping sauce.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 1lbshrimp,peeled and deveined
  • 1large lime juice
  • 3tbspolive oil
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • 2tspchili powder
  • ½tspground cumin
  • ¼tsppaprika
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • ¼tspred pepper flakes

For Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce:

  • 1avocado,split and pitted
  • ½cuplow-fat greek yogurt
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 1lime juice
  • 2tbspcilantro,chopped
  • salt and pepper,to taste


  1. 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.

  2. Preheat the grill to medium heat. Put the shrimp on skewers and place on the grill. Grill on each side for about 2 minutes or until no longer pink.

  3. 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.


  • Calories: 147.30kcal
  • Fat: 9.84g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.68g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.30g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.23g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.53g
  • Fiber: 2.15g
  • Sugar: 1.18g
  • Protein: 10.32g
  • Cholesterol: 72.34mg
  • Sodium: 348.91mg
  • Calcium: 61.16mg
  • Potassium: 229.61mg
  • Iron: 0.58mg
  • Vitamin A: 45.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.67mg
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