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Grilled Shrimp with Peanuts, Cilantro and Lime

Grilled Shrimp with Peanuts, Cilantro and Lime

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  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 1 lb. jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails on
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 limes
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chives, minced
  • 1/2 cup peanuts, chopped


  1. Combine lime zest, juice of 1 lime, fish sauce, brown sugar and red pepper flakes, mixing well
  2. Season shrimp with salt and pepper
  3. Grill the shrimp until cooked, about 2 minutes per side while lightly brushing with oil
  4. Toss the shrimp with the lime mixture, also combining the cilantro, chives and peanuts
  5. Serve warm or chilled with the remaining lime (optional), cut into wedges


Inspired by Martha Stewart

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins