Shrimp Skewers With Ginger, Cilantro, and Lime Butter

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READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by Leslie in Texas

This is a light summertime meal that we enjoy. Serve with a rice pilaf and a tossed salad and, of course, some chilled white wine!I've also grilled the shrimp outside, basting with the 4 tablespoons of melted butter mixture. Originally from the food section of our paper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pick three cups of cilantro, reserve the rest for garnish.
  2. Combine butter, the 3 cups cilantro, ginger,lime zest and juice, salt and pepper in the bowl of a food processor; process until well blended.
  3. Melt 4 T. of the butter mixture in a large saute pan. over medium heat until bubbling.
  4. Add shrimp and cook until no longer opaque, 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. With a slotted spoon, remove shrimp from pan to a plate.
  6. Leave butter and juices in the pan with no heat.
  7. When shrimp are cool enough to handle, put 3 or 4 on each skewer.
  8. Place some cilantro and a few skewers on each serving plate.
  9. Carefully reheat the butter and juices in the pan and pour over the shrimp.

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