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Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro Sauce

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro Sauce
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 4
Updated July 17, 2017


  • 1/2 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Lemon juice (1 lemon)
  • Pepper to taste
  • Chopped cilantro

For the sauce:

  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • 1
    Marinate shrimp ahead of time, in a mixture of olive oil, chopped garlic, lemon juice, pepper to taste, and finely chopped cilantro. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  • 2
    Thread the shrimp onto skewers.
  • 3
    Blend the remaining ingredients and check the seasoning. Add more salt if needed.
  • 4
    Heat up the grill, season the shrimp with a bit of salt and cook until they turn pink.
  • 5
    Be careful not to overcook the shrimp, so they don't become tough.
  • 6
    Serve the skewers immediately, sprinkle with chopped cilantro, and garnish with the sauce.

  • You can also use this grilled shrimp recipe for tacos, or serve it on top of white rice.

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