Shrimps are easy to cook and they have lots of flavor in them. We simply love shrimps! Do you? The fact that they get cooked beautifully without much effort is simply great. You do not really have to use an oven to cook shrimps. All you have to do is toss it and turn it on the stove top and there you go! Planning to surprise your wife/girlfriend? You can make a simple dish for her which is easy to make but is full of flavors. The dish is called Cilantro Lime Shrimp.
The name of the dish sounds so tempting that we are feeling hungry already. This dish is very easy to make and it is simply delicious. We have the recipe for you and trust us, it is very easy to prepare and very flavorful as well. All you need is the right ingredients and 20 minutes in hand. This dish takes only 20 minutes and it is a very light dish. Nothing about this dish is unhealthy.
It is very healthy to eat and you can use limited ingredients for this one. The recipe is so quick that you just won’t get to know that you are actually cooking. Basically it is the perfect dish you can make for your girl. This dish was probably made for men because it is so simple! Take a look at the recipe and start cooking immediately before your wife/girlfriend arrives. However, make sure that you make something else as well because this is just an appetizer.
Preparation time : 5 minutes
Cooking time : 15 minutes
Total time : 20 minutes
Level of difficulty : Easy
Serves : 2
Garlic cloves (minced) – 3
Salt to taste
Fresh lime juice – 1/2
Orange marmalade – 1/4 cup
Fresh cilantro (chopped) – 1/4 cup
Olive oil – 4 tablespoon
Soy sauce – 1 tablespoon
Red pepper flakes – 1/2 teaspoon
Freshly ground black pepper – 1/2 teaspoon
Large shrimps (deveined and peeled) – 1 lb
Method Of Preparation
Take a bowl and mix minced garlic and a little salt. Add marmalade, soy sauce, red pepper flakes, olive oil and black pepper in the bowl. Whisk it properly till the mixture gets a good consistency. Now add the shrimps to the mixture and let it marinate for a while in the refrigerator. Take a saute pan. The pan should be large and it should be non-stick. Add some canola oil to it and saute the marinated shrimps in it.
Make sure that the flame is on high. Let the shrimp cook nicely. You do not need to toss it for a minute or so. Let it cook on its own for a minute. Stir fry it for about 3-4 minutes so that it gets cooked perfectly. Next you would need to turn the heat off and add lime juice and fresh cilantro. You can serve hot with rice or in a tortilla. Make sure you make a cheesy dip with it. You can serve it alone as an appetizer. So, try this recipe at home and surprise your beautiful girl. She will absolutely love it! Give it a try and thank us later!