Chile Caribe Shrimp Skewers

Yield: 12 servings (serving size: 1 skewer)
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 51
  • Fat: 1.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 7.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 1.0g
  • Cholesterol: 57mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 105mg
  • Calories from fat: 29%
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Calcium: 21mg


  • 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


  1. Prepare grill.
  2. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a small skillet. Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until onion is tender
  3. Combine onion mixture, remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil, lime rind, and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
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