Chile-Garlic Shrimp

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  • Published Aug 31st
  • Ready In15m
  • Servings4
  • Calories256
This is one of my favorite recipes that can be made as an appetizer of a main course. My wife and I have been making these delicious shrimp for a few years now and the entire family loves it.

Chile-Garlic Shrimp Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Chile-Garlic Shrimp for 4 servings:

  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 (1.6 oz) package buffalo wing seasoning mix (such as McCormick® Original Buffalo Wings Seasoning Mix)
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 4 lime wedges, for garnish (optional)

Chile-Garlic Shrimp Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook5m
  • Ready In15m

To cook Chile-Garlic Shrimp, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Chile-Garlic Shrimp is about 5 minutes , and you can serve your Chile-Garlic Shrimp within 15 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Chile-Garlic Shrimp easily:

  1. 1 Rinse the shrimp with cold water and pat dry with paper towls. Add the shrimp and seasoning mix to a plastic bag and shake to coat.
  2. 2 Heat the butter, garlic, and red pepper flakes in a large skillet over medium heat until the butter has melted. Raise the heat to medium-high; when the butter begins to pop and sizzle add the shrimp to the pan. Cook and stir the shrimp until they are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, about 4 to 5 minutes. Do not overcook.
  3. 3 Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the cilantro and lime juice. Garnish with lime wedges and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 256 calories; 15.4 grams of fat; 9.9 grams of carbohydrates; 18.8 grams of protein; 211 milligrams of cholesterol; 911 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jun 1st 2011

    It was okay...there was a definite powdered sauce taste. I like the Szechwan Shrimp recipe on this site much better and it's just as quick to make.

  2. Mar 28th 2011

    Soooooo good! I made this while my husband was busy all day with home improvements. He buzzed through the kitchen just as I was finishing up, grabbed one little shrimp on his way and I sai ...

  3. Feb 10th 2011

    AMAZING! I made this for my husband and served it over spaghetti with just a little bit of grated parmesan and garlic bread. I did not change it or omit anything. Perfect just as is. I have ...

  4. Dec 16th 2010

    These are fantastic and SO easy! It's a perfect, quick meal. I served as tacos and it was superb.

  5. Oct 22nd 2010

    Wasn't sure what else to have with the shrimp, so we added some peppers and onions and turned them into fajitas.

  6. Aug 27th 2010

    We loved this recipe. We used a Caribbean Jerk seasoning, and it was delicious. Shrimp is always a quick healthy meal, and this had a ton of flavor. I made this with the "Southwestern Rice" ...

  7. Aug 11th 2010

    This is definitely a keeper. Easy to make and just delicious! I only had cooked shrimp so I let them cooked for about 3 minutes. The lime and the cilantro at the end make it outstanding.

  8. Jun 30th 2010

    Wonderful and soooo easy. Just a hint....make alot more than you think you will need because these go fast!! Thanks for a great recipe.

  9. Jun 30th 2010

    These were really good and so easy to make! I will for sure them again. I also coulnt find the powder buffalo seasoning so I used about 1/2 cup of my favorite bottled buffalo sauce and put ...