Honey Cilantro Lime Shrimp
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Honey Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time39 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Garnish and Glaze

Ingredients

For the Shrimp:

  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro

For the Avocado Dip:

  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon ranch dressing seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Instructions

For Grilling the Shrimp:

  • Let skewers soak in water for at least 30 minutes.
  • Mix the honey, oil, juice, garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and cayenne pepper together and let the shrimp marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Place shrimp on skewers and grill over high heat for 2 minutes per side or until opaque.
  • Serve garnished with cilantro, fresh lime juice, and serve with Avocado Dip.

For Sauteing the Shrimp:

  • Mix the honey, oil, lime juice, garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and cayenne pepper together and let the shrimp marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Place an extra 1 tablespoon oil in a cast iron skillet and heat over medium-high. Add the shrimp and marinade and cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until shrimp is cooked through. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve with avocado dip.

For the Avocado Dip:

  • Place all dip ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.