Spicy Lime Grilled Shrimp

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  • Published May 26th
  • Ready In30m
  • Servings8
  • Calories69
Grilled shrimp with a lime base and some kick!

Spicy Lime Grilled Shrimp Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Spicy Lime Grilled Shrimp for 8 servings:

  • 3 tablespoons Cajun seasoning (such as Emeril's Essence®)
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined medium shrimp (30-40 per pound)

Spicy Lime Grilled Shrimp Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook5m
  • Ready In30m

To cook Spicy Lime Grilled Shrimp, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Spicy Lime Grilled Shrimp is about 5 minutes , and you can serve your Spicy Lime Grilled Shrimp within 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Spicy Lime Grilled Shrimp easily:

  1. 1 Mix together the Cajun seasoning, lime juice, and vegetable oil in a resealable plastic bag. Add the shrimp, coat with the marinade, squeeze out excess air, and seal the bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  2. 2 Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat, and lightly oil the grate. Remove the shrimp from the marinade, and shake off excess. Discard the remaining marinade.
  3. 3 Cook the shrimp on the preheated grill until they are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, about 2 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 69 calories; 2.3 grams of fat; 2.2 grams of carbohydrates; 9.5 grams of protein; 86 milligrams of cholesterol; 633 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 20th 2010

    Make sure you use a Cajun seasoning you like, since they vary so much in both heat and flavor! Then, add it to taste, and not necessarily as much as the recipe calls for and you will have a ...

  2. Jun 17th 2009

    Great flavor!! I marinaded for about 6 hours and threw them in a grill wok (meant for vegetables on the grill) and tossed them for about 6 minutes. Turned out great!! Will be repeating.

  3. May 4th 2009

    Good recipe however mine turned out WAY to salty. I used Tony Chachere's for my cajun seasoning, I'm sure it all depends on what cajun you use. I'll make again because it was very good, next ...

  4. Apr 26th 2009

    Delicious, added some sea salt as my cajun spice mix had no salt. Grilled on the stovetop. Also grilled thick slices of red onions to go along.

  5. Apr 25th 2009

    Ohhh my...this was delicious!! I doubled the amount of shrimp and dressing...but only used 1 1/2tblspns of cajun seasoning total..I thought this had enought kick. I also used olive oil inste ...

  6. Apr 18th 2009

    I used Old Bay seasoning instead of the Cajun seasoning. Old Bay really made it spicy. Good recipe though. My husband loved it.

  7. Apr 18th 2009

    This was a great recipe for shrimp. I tried it and it was very good. I also tried it on chicken wings with a dab of tequila,and marinated it overnight in the 'fridge and baked them the next ...

  8. Apr 14th 2009

    loved this recipe! I make my own cajun seasoning and it was really good. definitely a kick. After grilling the shrimp i did squeeze fresh lime over it and it was great! will make again

  9. Apr 12th 2009

    didn't satisfy me