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chipotle Lime Shrimp Kabobs

Chipotle Lime Shrimp Kabobs 


  • Author: wellness sleuth
  • Total Time: 51 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil
1/4 c. fresh squeezed lime juice (2 limes)
1 T. lime zest
1 t. chipotle chili pepper
1/2 t. smoked paprika
1 t. garlic powder
1 t. onion powder
1 T. honey (preferably local)
salt and black pepper, to taste

Remaining Ingredients:

1-1/4 lbs. extra-large peeled deveined shrimp

4 skewers* 


Ingredients

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Marinade Ingredients:

1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil
1/4 c. fresh squeezed lime juice (2 limes)
1 T. lime zest
1 t. chipotle chili pepper
1/2 t. smoked paprika
1 t. garlic powder
1 t. onion powder
1 T. honey (preferably local)
salt and black pepper, to taste

Remaining Ingredients:

1-1/4 lbs. extra-large peeled deveined shrimp

4 skewers* 


Instructions

Directions:

  • Whisk marinade ingredients together in small jar with lid. 

  

  • Pour one-half of marinade mixture into large non-reactive bowl and reserve the other half in the jar for serving. 
  • Add shrimp to bowl and toss to coat. Marinate at least 15 minutes but not longer than 30 minutes.
  • Thread the shrimp onto skewers, 5-6 per skewer.
  • Preheat grill over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Lightly oil grill grate. Cook shrimp until no longer translucent, 3-4 minutes per side. Watch carefully as shrimp cook very quickly and will become rubbery if overcooked.
  • Remove from grill onto a serving platter. Drizzle lightly with reserved marinade.
  • Serve immediately garnished with fresh parsley sprigs and lime slices or as desired above. Enjoy! 

Notes

*Preparation Note: I prefer to use four 12-15” metal skewers for this recipe. If using wooden skewers be sure to soak for at least 30 minutes before adding shrimp to prevent burning.   

To Serve: This is best served hot right off the grill. I like them as an appetizer, on top of a fresh garden salad, or in shrimp tacos.

Optional Garnish: Fresh parsley or cilantro and lime slices.

  • Prep Time: 45 mins
  • Cook Time: 6 mins
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