Cilantro-lime shrimp

Heather Disarro

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This cilantro-lime shrimp recipe is the perfect party food for game day or last-minute summer gatherings. Simply marinate, assemble and grill for a delicious meal.

Cilantro lime shrimp

Cilantro-lime shrimp

Serves 4


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Juice from 2 limes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt and pepper


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, cilantro, salt and pepper.
  2. Pour into a large resealable plastic bag and add the shrimp.
  3. Allow to marinate for 1 hour.
  4. Heat a grill or grill pan over medium heat.
  5. Gently remove the shrimp from the marinade, shake off the excess, and place on the grill.
  6. Cook for about 2 to 3 minutes per side until the shrimp are cooked through.
  7. Serve hot.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.