Chili & lime splashed shrimp


  • Prep Time15 mins
  • Total Time15 mins
  • Makes6 servings
Chili & lime splashed shrimp

Andreas Trauttmansdorff

Chatelaine Triple Tested


  • 2 340-g pkgs frozen cooked large shrimp, thawed and peeled

  • 2 limes

  • 1 tbsp hot chili-garlic sauce

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • lettuce, or baby spinach


  • Defrost shrimp according to package directions. Pat dry with paper towels. Place in a large bowl. Grate in about 2 tsp (10 mL) peel and drizzle with 2 tbsp (30 mL) juice from limes. Stir in chili-garlic sauce and salt. If making ahead, cover and refrigerate up to 2 hours. Just before serving, line a party bowl or platter with lettuce, then tumble shrimp overtop.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 115, Protein 23.8g, Carbohydrates 0.8g, Fat 1.2g, Fibre 0.1g, Sodium 361mg.

Stock up on frozen shrimp when it's on sale - it's a great quick fix for a party. We've jazzed them up with lime juice and a spoonful of hot sauce, but you can use whatever you have on hand.