Chipotle Shrimp Grilled and Ready to Serve

Fall in Love with these Spicy Grilled Chipotle Shrimp

Original recipe adapted from Cook’s Country Magazine.

Complete the meal with perfect Restaurant style Mexican Rice.

 

Chipotle Shrimp Grilled and Ready to Serve

Grilled Chipotle Shrimp

Tonia Bloom
Chipotle chili in adobo sauce kicks up the heat in these spicy grilled shrimp. You can reduce the amount of chipotle chili/adobo sauce in the recipe if you prefer less heat. The mayonnaise based marinade really makes this dish a winner.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Soaking Wooden Skewers 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Dish
Diet Green, Low Carb, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Servings 6
Cost $3.85 per serving

Equipment

  • Indoor Grill

Ingredients
  

  • ¼ cup Mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup Cilantro chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce chop 3 T of peppers
  • 1 tablespoon Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce 1 T of just the sauce
  • teaspoons Minced Garlic (jar)
  • 1 tablespoon Lime Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 2 pounds Extra Jumbo Shrimp (16-20 per pound) peeled and deveined
  • 12 (10-inch) Wooden Skewers soaked in water for at least 30 minutes
  • 1 Lime cut in wedges for serving (optional)

Instructions
 

Make the Marinade and Get Shrimp Ready to Grill:

  • Whisk together mayonnaise, cilantro, chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, garlic, lime juice, cumin, paprika, and sugar in a large bowl.
  • Add shrimp and toss to coat.
  • Thread about 6 shrimp on each wooden skewer, all facing the same direction, keeping snug.

Grill the Shrimp:

  • Preheat grill to 450°F.
  • Cook shrimp skewers on hot grill for 2 minutes per side, or until slightly charred. Cook in batches if needed; don't overcrowd grill.
  • Serve with lime wedges if desired. Two skewers per serving.
    Grilled Chipotle Shrimp plated with Restaurant Style Mexican rice and mixed veggies
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Chipotle Shrimp
Amount per Serving
Calories
172
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
9
g
14
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Cholesterol
 
162
mg
54
%
Sodium
 
441
mg
19
%
Carbohydrates
 
3
g
1
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
19
g
38
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Dinner Recipes, Fish & Seafood, Grilling Recipes, Heart Healthy
Food Groups ***Meat = 2 servings, Fat = .5 serving
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