Lime Shrimp Tapas

READY IN: 20mins
Mme M
Recipe by cookiedog

Recipe courtesy of Chef/Owner Brian Ballinger of Cervantes Tapas and Italian Bistro in Sacramento, Calif. Posted for Zaar World Tour III.

Top Review by Mme M

I think this shrimp recipe is outstanding. I used the optional red pepper flakes, and for the parsley, well, I had cilantro, so used that! I think the triple sec is a surprisingly good addition to this dish. I never would have thought to use triple sec with shrimp, garlic, red pepper and lime, but it worked supremely well! I'll make this again, for sure!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat; add flour, salt, paprika and garlic. Sauté, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in shrimp and triple sec; sauté for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until shrimp turns pink and sauce thickens slightly.
  3. Sprinkle with parsley and chili flakes. Shrimp may be threaded on small wooden skewers with small lime wedges.

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