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Salted Lime Butter Grilled Shrimp Skewers

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Turn up the grill and make these salted lime butter grilled shrimp skewers for your next cookout! You will love the salty lime and buttery flavor that is slathered all over the shrimp!

We attended our first corgi meetup this weekend and it was complete corgi overload! If you have any sort of love for this breed and their stumpy legs and floofy butts – this was where you should’ve been! Haha! It was so fun watching Winston romp around with fellow corgis. Finally friends that are his size and height! At daycare, he’s always playing with bigger and taller (although most dogs are all taller than him lol) dogs so this meetup was more on his level!

Jason and I are 1000% taking full advantage of the grill these days. It’s so much easier than cooking on the stove after work and why not take advantage of the warm weather?

We’ve been grilling everything it seems lately. Grilled pizzas, chicken, steak, and of course this salted lime butter grilled shrimp skewers!

Turn up the grill and make these salted lime butter grilled shrimp skewers for your next cookout! You will love the salty lime and buttery flavor that is slathered all over the shrimp!

Whenever I think about salted lime anything, my first thought goes to a margarita on the rocks. I LOVE an extra limey margarita on the rocks with extra salt. So given my love for lime and salt, this salted lime butter is pretty much perfection.

Flavoring plain butter is one of the best things. Butter is already good but take it to another level by giving it some zing. That’s why I added salt and lime. Maybe I was dreaming of a margarita the night I was making dinner? You know, having an actual margarita on the rocks would be a fabulous pairing with these salted lime butter grilled shrimp skewers.

Ice cold cocktail + grilling in warm weather = best equation ever.

Turn up the grill and make these salted lime butter grilled shrimp skewers for your next cookout! You will love the salty lime and buttery flavor that is slathered all over the shrimp!

Turn up the grill and make these salted lime butter grilled shrimp skewers for your next cookout! You will love the salty lime and buttery flavor that is slathered all over the shrimp!

Pretty much the only thing you need this summer.

And that cocktail ;)

Salted Lime Butter Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Turn up the grill and make these salted lime butter grilled shrimp skewers for your next cookout! You will love the salty lime and buttery flavor that is slathered all over the shrimp!
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings (adjustable, but please note that results, timing, and cookware may vary when adjusting servings): 2 servings
Calories: 337kcal
Author: Julie Chiou

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime zest
  • Juice of one lime (about 2-3 tablespoons)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, stir together butter, lime zest, lime juice, and salt until combined. Set aside.
  • Turn grill on high and while grill is heating up, skewer* the shrimp.
  • Grill shrimp until cooked through then immediately brush butter on the hot shrimp.
  • Remove shrimp from skewers then serve immediately with more butter :)

Notes

If you are using wooden skewers, be sure to soak them in water for at least 30 minutes. For the salt in the butter, I say to taste because some people like it more salty while others like it less.
Nutrition Facts
Salted Lime Butter Grilled Shrimp Skewers
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 337 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Protein 56g112%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. 
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stanp

Thursday 11th of May 2017

Love shrimp...simple and tasty ingredients....no reason not to try....

Marla Meridith

Tuesday 9th of August 2016

These shrimp are perfect!!

mia

Monday 8th of August 2016

lime butter on shrimp sounds delicious! we grilled shrimp over the weekend and decided next time we were using skewers. This seasoning will be perfect to try when we make grilled shrimp again! thank you :-D

Julie

Monday 8th of August 2016

Enjoy!!

Heather Christo

Monday 8th of August 2016

Oh yum!!! these look great!!

Kevin @ Closet Cooking

Monday 8th of August 2016

I want some of this shrimp!