Citrus-Marinated Shrimp with Grilled-Onion and Orange Salad Recipe

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Pearl Published: March 30, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Citrus-Marinated Shrimp with Grilled-Onion and Orange Salad

Enjoy a refreshing seafood dish with this citrus-marinated shrimp that has a hint of tang and smoky flavors from the grill. Serve with charred onion salad.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • ½cupfresh orange juice
  • 1large garlic clove
  • 2canschipotle chiles in adobo
  • 2tbspfresh lime juice
  • lbslarge shrimp,shelled and deveined
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1largesweet onion
  • 1tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 3largenavel oranges
  • 2tbspcilantro,chopped


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the orange juice with the garlic, adobo sauce, and 1 tablespoon of the lime juice.

  2. Add the shrimp, season with salt and pepper; let sit at room temperature for 10 minutes.

  3. Preheat a grill pan.

  4. Thread the onion slices on skewers to hold them together. Brush the onions with some olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

  5. Grill the slices over high heat for about 3 minutes per side, turning once, until softened and charred.

  6. Let cool slightly, then coarsely chop the onions and transfer them to a medium bowl.

  7. Add the sliced oranges, chipotles, cilantro, and the remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice. Season with salt and pepper.

  8. Drain and thread the shrimp onto 6 metal skewers.

  9. Brush lightly with the remaining olive oil and grill over moderately high heat for about 5 minutes, turning occasionally, until charred in spots.

  10. Serve the shrimp with the onion and orange salad.


  • Calories: 197.99kcal
  • Fat: 3.76g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.65g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.90g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.67g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.15g
  • Fiber: 4.03g
  • Sugar: 15.56g
  • Protein: 17.89g
  • Cholesterol: 142.88mg
  • Sodium: 1646.15mg
  • Calcium: 128.45mg
  • Potassium: 582.15mg
  • Iron: 1.15mg
  • Vitamin A: 581.09µg
  • Vitamin C: 125.05mg
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