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Cilantro Lime Shrimp


4 people


15 minutes


Cilantro Lime Shrimp – best shrimp ever with cilantro, lime & garlic on sizzling skillet. Crazy delicious recipe, takes 15 mins.


– 1 lb. tail-on jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined – 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste – 1 pinch cayenne pepper – 2 tablespoons olive oil – 4 cloves garlic minced – 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro stems and leaves – 1 tablespoon unsalted butter – 2 tablespoons lime juice – fresh lemon wedges

Step 1

Season the shrimp with salt and cayenne pepper.

Step 2

Heat up a cast-iron skillet, add the olive oil, garlic and lightly saute before adding the shrimp. Stir and cook until the shrimp is half cooked. Add the cilantro, butter, stir to combine well with the shrimp. Add the lime juice and continue to cook the shrimp.

Step 3

Turn off the heat when the lime juice dries up and the shrimp is nicely cooked and slightly charred on the surface. Serve immediately with some fresh lime wedges.

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