Garlic, Cilantro, and Lime Sauteed Shrimp


Great recipe that I picked up. Great as a main dish or even a side. Easy to make!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 6 cloves garlic, crushed

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • ½ lime, juiced, or more to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion, garlic, salt, and pepper in hot oil until onion is soft and golden, about 5 minutes.

  2. Stir shrimp into onion mixture; saute until shrimp are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, about 2 minutes per side. Season with salt and pepper. Add cilantro and lime juice; toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

228 Calories
4g Fat
7g Carbs
38g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 228
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 346mg 115%
Sodium 403mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 38g
Vitamin C 13mg 63%
Calcium 95mg 7%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 459mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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