Grilled Spicy Lime Shrimp with Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
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Grilled Spicy Lime Shrimp with Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce has a simple but full of flavor and spice marinade. The creamy avocado cilantro sauce is the perfect cool and creamy dipping sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of shrimp peeled and deveined
  • Juice of one large lime
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce:

  • 1 avocado split and pitted
  • ½ cup lowfat greek yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl whisk together lime juice, olive oil, garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes. Pour into a resealable bag and add shrimp. Toss to coat and marinate for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the grill to medium heat. Put the shrimp on skewers and place on the grill. Grill on each side for about two minutes or until no longer pink.
  3. To make the creamy avocado cilantro sauce add the avocado, greek yogurt, garlic, lime and cilantro. Pulse in a food processor until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately with shrimp.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Spicy Lime Shrimp with Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 81 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 215mg9%
Potassium 13mg0%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 283IU6%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.