CILANTRO LIME SHRIMP

Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe

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Meryl Hausner

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A friend brought this absolutely delicious dish to my house. I changed the original recipe by making the marinade and depending whether I had fresh shrimp or frozen, I prepared the shrimp separately & then added the marinade to the shrimp.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 c
    lime or orange marmalade
  • 3 large
    cloves of garlic, finely minced
  • 1/2 c
    cilantro leaves, chopped fine
  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried hot red pepper flakes
  • ·
    salt, to taste
  • ·
    fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb
    large shrimp, tail intact & deveined

How to Make CILANTRO LIME SHRIMP

Step-by-Step

  1. In a measuring cup whisk together lime juice, marmalade, garlic, cilantro, 3 tbsp. oil, soy sauce, red pepper flakes, salt & pepper: reserve 1/3 cup mixture in a small bowl for dipping.
  2. In a large zip-lock bag combine shrimp with remaining mixture & marinate, turning occasionally to coat shrimp for 45 minutes in the refrigerator.
  3. Drain shrimp and lightly pat dry between paper towels. In a large non-stick skillet heat 1/2 tablespoon oil over medium=high heat until hot.
  4. Saute half of shrimp until golden brown & cooked through, about 1 1/2 minutes on each side.
  5. Saute remaining shrimp in remaining 1/2 tablespoon oil in same manner.
  6. Serve shrimp with reserved dipping sauce.

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About CILANTRO LIME SHRIMP

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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