Chili-Lime Shrimp Skewers

Chili-Lime Shrimp Skewers
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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
35 min
Total Time
10 servings

Ingredients

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 (26-30 count) pound
uncooked large 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

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in cilantro, lime zest and salt.
  3. 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 Tips

- 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
Cholesterol
250mg
Carbohydrates
2g
Protein
21g
Fat
6g
Sodium
1690mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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