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Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe

Looking for an easy Cilantro Lime Shrimp recipe? Learn how to make Cilantro Lime Shrimp using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by freddiefish

Makes 2 servings



Cilantro and lime make this simple shrimp dish outstanding. Serve this over rice or with a salad. Shrimp is one of my favorite skinny foods to cook with. It's packed with protein, low in calories, and cooks in minutes which is great when you need a quick delicious meal.

Recipe Ingredients for Cilantro Lime Shrimp

1 tsp olive oil
1 lb shrimp, shelled and deviened
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/8 c lime juice
1 salt and pepper

Recipe Directions for Cilantro Lime Shrimp

  1. Heat a large frying pan on medium-high heat.

  2. Add oil to the pan, when hot add shrimp.

  3. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. When the shrimp is cooked on one side, about 2 minutes, turn over and add garlic.

  5. Sauté another minute or two until shrimp is cooked, careful not to overcook.

  6. Remove from heat.

  7. Squeeze lime all over shrimp and toss with cilantro. Serve hot.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 251.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
256
Calories from Fat
42
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.7g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
442mg
147%
Sodium
510mg
21%
Potassium
460mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
2.9g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.3g
Protein
47.8g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 10% Iron 40%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in iron
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
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