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Chipotle & Lime Shrimp

Chipotle & Lime shrimp can be used in tacos, burritos, bowls, pasta, salads, skewers, or even as an appetizer. Only 64 calories for a big serving.

Chipotle & Lime Shrimp

Chipotle Shrimp is great in tortillas, with rice, or over pasta for a healthy and tasty dinner.
Course Main Course
Servings 2
Calories 64 kcal


  • 170 gram Raw Shrimp, Peeled, Tail-off
  • 7 gram Chipotle Peppers In Adobo Sauce
  • 0.25 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 0.5 teaspoon paprika
  • 0.5 teaspoon Salt
  • 5 ml/gram Lime juice (1 teaspoon)


  • Finely chop the chipotle pepper with adobo sauce. Add chipotle peppers, lime, and spices in a bowl.
  • Toss the shrimp in spice mix and let marinate for 30 minutes.


  • Heat a skillet over medium-high heat, add shrimp and cook until they are done, about 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • Heat a large heavy-duty or cast-iron skillet on high heat for 2 minutes. Remove shrimp from marinade. Add shrimp to pan; sauté 3 minutes or until thoroughly cooked.


  • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat. Thread shrimp on skewers and grill them for about 2 minutes per side.


  • Preheat oven to 400 F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Add shrimp and cook in the preheated oven for about 5 minutes or until shrimp are done.
  • Serve topped with freshly chopped cilantro, crushed red pepper, and a squeeze of lime.


Be careful to not overcook them as shrimp cook quickly. They will turn pink and form a loose C shape when they are done. If they start curling to a tighter O shape they are overcooked.


Fill soft or hard taco shells with shrimp, avocado, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, and Greek yogurt jalapeno dip:


Add shrimp, rice or cauliflower rice, black beans, sautéed peppers, and onions, cheese, and salsa into a tortilla. Roll up and enjoy.


Build a nourishing bowl with chipotle shrimp as the centerpiece. Combine it with quinoa or rice, roasted vegetables, corn, avocado, and a drizzle of sriracha sauce:


Toss the cooked shrimp with your favorite pasta, cherry tomatoes, and spinach. 


Top a bed of mixed greens with chipotle shrimp, corn, black beans, bell peppers, red onion, and a bit of lime for a low-calorie meal.


Thread chipotle-marinated shrimp onto skewers and grill them for a fantastic appetizer or main course option.


Serve chipotle shrimp as a standalone appetizer with toothpicks or cocktail forks, along with a dipping sauce. 

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