Spring Poppin’ Shrimp

Servings 4 servings


  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup cilantro finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 5 cloves garlic pressed
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • salsa for garnish


  • Preheat outdoor grill to MEDIUM-HIGH.
  • In a large bowl, combine first 6 ingredients (cilantro through paprika); blend well. Add shrimp and toss well to coat. Melt the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add shrimp; cook for 2 to 4 minutes per side or until pink and opaque. Top each serving of shrimp with a spoonful of salsa.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed asparagus and a big salad tossed with Leanne’s Basic Vinaigrette.
NUTRITION: per serving: 259 Calories; 10g Fat; 36g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 259mg Cholesterol; 731mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 5 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat. Points: 6
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