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Chili Lime Shrimp

Did someone say low-carb and high protein? This zesty chili lime shrimp recipe can be prepared and cooked is ten minutes. This recipe is gluten and dairy free and pairs great with cauliflower rice, brown rice or your favorite greens. If you are a seafood lover who likes a kick of spice, this recipe is great for you. Another way you can use this shrimp is as the main protein source on a taco bowl or tacos. 

Chili Lime Shrimp

Flavorful chili lime shrimp perfect for an easy low-carb dinner. Paired perfectly with cauliflower rice, brown rice, or mixed greens.
5 mins
5 mins
10 mins
  • grater/zester
  • skillet pan
  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • Cilantro, chopped, for garnish
  1. In a large bowl, combine lime juice, oil, garlic, chili powder, and cumin. Add the shrimp to the marinade, cover, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium-heat and add shrimp. Cook until pink and opaque. Remove from heat and add cilantro. Serve immediately as desired (great atop of brown rice, cauliflower rice, or mixed greens).

Profile Exchange: 4 oz very lean protein, 1 fat

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