Simple Spicy Key Lime Shrimp

This Simple Spicy Key Lime Shrimp dish will remind you of beaches, long summers and delicious seafood meals.

Simple Spicy Key Lime Shrimp

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

5 minutes

Serves

4 people

This Simple Spicy Key Lime Shrimp dish will remind you of beaches, long summers and delicious seafood meals.

Pair with a sweet wine like Sutter Home’s White Zinfandel to offset the spicy-hot shrimp for a nice balance of sweet and spice.

 

Recipe and image courtesy of A Few Shortcuts and Sutter Home.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup key lime juice
  • 3-4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Sutter Home White Zinfandel

For the Dipping Sauce (optional):

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, diced
  • Dash of salt, to taste

Preparation

  • 1 In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, spices, and key lime juice to form a marinade.
  • 2 Toss shrimp in the marinade to coat and allow them to sit for at least 10 minutes.

To Cook in a Skillet:

  • 1 Preheat your skillet over medium heat. Sautee your shrimp for 2 -3 minutes on each side until they are pink and no longer opaque.

To Grill:

  • 1 You may also choose to grill these on medium heat.
  • 2 Place shrimp on skewers and cook for about 2 minutes on each side until no longer pink.

To Serve:

  • 1 Serve these warm with a nice side salad or pasta and a glass of Sutter HomeWhite Zinfandel Wine.
  • 2 Cut the spice with a delicious Cilantro sour cream dipping sauce.
  • 3 Whiskthedipping sauceingredients together and serve alongside the shrimp.

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