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Chili Lime Shrimp Recipe with Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

Chili Lime Shrimp is a fantastic easy appetizer, but can also be served as part of a light dinner! Dip them into the savory cilantro yogurt sauce.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Appetizers, Appetizers For Entertaining
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chili Lime Shrimp, Shrimp Appetizers
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 87.3kcal


The Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup plain whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup finely minced cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove grated on a microplane
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey or agave nectar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • In a large bowl, combine the shrimp, olive oil, garlic, chili powder, lime zest and salt. Toss to combine. Let rest for 15 minutes.
  • Heat a large nonstick skilletover medium-high heat. Add the shrimp mixture and cook until the shrimp are just cooked through, about 1 minute per side.
  • Squeeze the lime juice over the shrimp and stir to coat.
  • Transfer the shrimp to a serving platter. Serve with the yogurt sauce.
  • The sauce:
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the yogurt, cilantro, milk, lime juice, garlic, honey and salt.


Weight Watchers Points: 1 (Blue - Freestyle SmartPoints), 1 (Green, 1 (Purple)


Serving: 4Shrimp + 2 tablespoons Sauce | Calories: 87.3kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.3g | Protein: 12.9g | Fat: 2.8g | Saturated Fat: 0.7g | Cholesterol: 88.9mg | Sodium: 165.5mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.8g