Chile Caribe Shrimp Skewers

Chile Caribe Shrimp SkewersRecipe
Oxmoor House


12 servings (serving size: 1 skewer)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 16 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 51
Fat 1.6 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Protein 7.8 g
Carbohydrate 1.0 g
Cholesterol 57 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 105 mg
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fiber 0.1 g
Calcium 21 mg


2 1/2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
2 tablespoons minced onion
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon grated lime rind
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
36 large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact (about 1 pound)
1 1/2 limes, cut into 12 wedges
Cooking spray


Prepare grill.

Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a small skillet. Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until onion is tender

Combine onion mixture, remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil, lime rind, and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl.

Thread 3 shrimp and 1 lime wedge onto 12 (6-inch) skewers. Brush with lime juice mixture. Place on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink.

Note: If you use wooden skewers, be sure to soak them in water for 30 minutes to prevent the wood from burning on the grill.