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Chili-Lime Shrimp Skewers

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Flavorful chili-lime shrimp served on skewers makes the perfect appetizer for your summer party.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
30 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
35 min
Recipe Servings


2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

1 (26-30 count) pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

1 teaspoon fresh lime zest

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 medium cucumber, cut lengthwise into 4 pieces, seeded, cubed into 1-inch pieces


Melt butter in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until sizzling. Add lime juice, garlic, chili powder and red pepper; stir to combine. Add shrimp; cook 1-2 minutes or until shrimp are pink.

Remove from heat; stir in cilantro, lime zest and salt.

Thread 2 shrimp and 1 piece cucumber, alternately onto each skewer. Place onto serving platter. Drizzle remaining sauce in pan over skewers. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe Tip

Peel cucumber, if desired, or peel partially to leave cucumber more colorful. If you like it extra spicy, add a dash more ground red pepper!


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