Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe

Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe

How To Make Cilantro Lime Shrimp

The combination of cilantro and lime tossed to a pan-cooked shrimp made this cilantro lime shrimp a decadent and flavorful meal for a weeknight dinner.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • lbsshrimp,jumbo, peeled, and deveined
  • ¼tspcumin,ground, plus an addition of ⅛ teaspoon
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2tspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 5garlic cloves,crushed
  • 2tbsplime juice,from 1 medium lime
  • 4tbspfresh cilantro,chopped


  1. Season the shrimp with cumin and salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Add 1 teaspoon of the oil to the pan, then add half of the shrimp. Cook them undisturbed for about 2 minutes.

  4. Turn the shrimp over and cook until opaque throughout for about 1 minute. Transfer to a plate.

  5. Add the remaining 1 teaspoon of and the remaining shrimp to the pan and cook undisturbed for about 2 minutes.

  6. Turn the shrimp over add the garlic. Cook until the shrimp is opaque throughout for about 1 minute.

  7. Return the first batch of shrimp to the skillet, mix well so that the garlic is evenly incorporated, and remove the pan from the heat.

  8. Squeeze the lime juice over all the shrimp. Add the cilantro, toss well, and serve.


  • Calories: 100.19kcal
  • Fat: 2.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.32g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.51g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.59g
  • Fiber: 0.19g
  • Sugar: 0.12g
  • Protein: 15.68g
  • Cholesterol: 142.88mg
  • Sodium: 642.92mg
  • Calcium: 69.39mg
  • Potassium: 154.14mg
  • Iron: 0.40mg
  • Vitamin A: 63.74µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.51mg
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