Ginger-Lime Grilled Shrimp

Might Inspire you to Limbo

Preparation info
  • Serves

    3 to 4

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2011

  • About

Ridiculously fast and easy to make, these shrimp are packed with a one-two punch of garlic and ginger, followed by a touch of lime that tingles the tongue. The natural sweetness of the shrimp complements the citrus, and the touch of char from the grill is a nice partner for the firm flesh of the seafood.


  • juice of 1 lime (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepp



In a small bowl, squeeze the lime to extract the juice, then add the red pepper flakes, garlic, ginger, salt, black pepper, and cilantro. Mix well with a fork, then drizzle in the oil, stirring constantly.

With a small, sharp knife, pierce the shrimp at the head end and carefully cut along the back toward the tail, removing the dark vein. Rinse in runn