Garlic Lime Shrimp Recipe

Garlic Lime Shrimp – easy shrimp recipe with garlic, butter and lime juice. Grill them or cook on a grill pan for the best shrimp dish ever.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Garlic Lime Shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 335 kcal


  • 2 lbs shelled, deveined shrimp, with tail-on
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter, melted
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 3 dashes cayenne pepper


  1. Rinse the shrimp and pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.
  2. Combine the melted butter, garlic, lime juice, parsley and cayenne pepper together. Stir to mix well. Add half of the butter-garlic-lime mixture into the shrimp, stir to coat well.
  3. Fire up an outdoor grill and grill the shrimp for about 6 minutes, or until they are cooked. Brush the remaining butter mixture to the shrimp while grilling. Remove from grill and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

You can make this shrimp on a grill pan or skillet, just heat up the grill pan and skillet and cook the shrimp until slight charred.

Nutrition Facts
Garlic Lime Shrimp Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 335 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 601mg 200%
Sodium 1863mg 78%
Potassium 208mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Protein 46g 92%
Vitamin A 14.9%
Vitamin C 16.1%
Calcium 33.8%
Iron 27.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.