Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Summer foods are here.  This recipe for Cilantro Lime Shrimp is fast, easy to make, and delicious!

These shrimp are great served over rice or pasta, or with a green salad.  You’ll find that they are even good cold.


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 lb shrimp, shelled and deviened
  • 6 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime
  • salt and pepper


  • Heat a large frying pan on medium-high heat.
  • Add oil to the pan, when hot add shrimp.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • When the shrimp is cooked on one side, about 2 minutes, turn over and add garlic.
  • Sauté another minute or two until shrimp is cooked, careful not to overcook.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Squeeze lime all over shrimp and toss with cilantro.
  • Serve hot.
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