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Chipotle Lime Shrimp

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Total Time: 26 minutes
  • Yield: 1 lb shrimp 1x


Spicy chipotle combines with tangy, sweet lime taking your grilled shrimp to a whole new level. You will love this Chipotle Lime Shrimp recipe!


  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. chipotle powder
  • 1 lime, juice and zest


  1. Mix the chipotle powder, cumin, brown sugar, lime zest, lime juice and cilantro in a bowl.  Add the shrimp to the marinade and toss until coated, then let the shrimp marinate for 20 minutes.
  2. Thread the shrimp onto metal skewers, or wood skewers that have been soaked in water for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Heat grill to medium-high, then grill the shrimp until cooked (pink and opaque), about 1-2 minutes per side.


Recipe adapted from Closet Cooking