Chili-Lime Shrimp Skewers

Chili-Lime Shrimp Skewers

Look for 4-inch decorative wooden or plastic food skewers at craft or special food stores to serve this flavorful shrimp appetizer.

30 min. prep time
10 servings
000 Ratings


2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 pound large (26-30 count) uncooked shrimp, peeled, deveined
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon fresh lime zest
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 medium cucumber, cut lengthwise into 4 pieces, seeded, cubed into 1-inch pieces
4-inch decorative food skewers


Melt butter in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until sizzling. Add lime juice, garlic, chili powder and red pepper; stir to combine. Add shrimp; cook 1-2 minutes or until shrimp are pink.

Remove from heat; stir in cilantro, lime zest and salt.

Thread 2 shrimp and 1 piece cucumber, alternately onto each skewer. Place onto serving platter. Drizzle remaining sauce in pan over skewers. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe Tip

- Peel cucumber, if desired, or peel partially to leave cucumber more colorful.

- If you like it extra spicy, add a dash more ground red pepper!

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 160

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 250mg

Sodium: 1690mg

Carbohydrates: 2g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 21g

Recipe #16086©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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