Coconut Lime Shrimp with Peanut Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins

Sublime! The combination of flavours and textures in this dish is fantastic. Intense and soulful. The shrimp need to marinate for a minimum of 2 hours. From Bon Appetit, July, 1997.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For peanut sauce: Puree all ingredients in processor until smooth.
  2. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Bring to room temperature before using.) For shrimp: Blend first 8 ingredients in processor until almost smooth.
  3. Transfer marinade to 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish.
  4. Add shrimp and turn to coat.
  5. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours, turning occasionally.
  6. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat).
  7. Thread 5 shrimp onto each of 4 skewers.
  8. Grill until just cooked through, basting with marinade, about 2 minutes per side.
  9. Alternatively, you can grill shrimp under a preheated broiler.
  10. Serve shrimp with peanut sauce.
  11. Serve with steamed rice.
Most Helpful

I let my shrimp marinate overnight.

mariposa13 May 26, 2009