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Sweet & Spicy Lime Shrimp

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My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 302
Protein 35g
Fat 10g
Carbs 19g
Total Time

Easiest and most delicious sweet and spicy lime shrimp you’ll ever make for you or your family. Guaranteed. #NoCheatsNeeded

This is such a simple and quick recipe, yet so flavorful, that you have to put it on your recipe list and try it ASAP.

The secret of this recipe is in the marinade. All you have to do is put the necessary ingredients in a vacuum bag, and marinate the shrimp for about 20 minutes before baking.

For the marinade, you need sesame oil, organic raw honey, garlic paste, red chili sauce, and some fresh lime.
Rinse the shrimp with cold water, drain and mix with the other ingredients in a bag, and leave it in the fridge for about 20 minutes.

During this time, you can prepare the shrimp side dish. It can be brown rice, wholemeal pasta, grilled or steamed vegetables, fresh salad and vegetables, or something else of your choice. You can also put these grilled shrimp in tacos, and you have a great and quick dinner for your guests.

There are many choices, and the first time you prepare shrimp this way, you will know what goes best with them, according to your taste.

When you have marinated the shrimp, put them in a non-stick skillet and cook them for about 20 minutes or until pink. serve them while hot with brown rice, or some other side dish. pour over them the juice in which they were cooked, and remain in the pan. And don’t forget the fresh cilantro and lime!

Add some flavor to your weeknight meals with these sweet and spicy cilantro lime shrimp.

If you have a special ingredient of your own that you like to add to your shrimp, share the secret with us!

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Sweet & Spicy Lime Shrimp

Ingredients

Ingredients 2 – 3 servings:

  • 3/4 lb raw jumbo shrimp
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp organic raw honey
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp red chili sauce
  • juice from 1/2 lime
Steps
  1. In a bag, mix shrimp, sesame oil, honey, garlic, red chili sauce, fresh lime juice.
  2. Marinate for at least 20 minutes, then cook in a nonstick skillet.

Approximate macros for 1 of 2 servings:

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Calories
302
Protein
35g
Fat
10g
Carbs
19g
Sodium
-
Fiber
0g
Sugar
16g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.