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Honey Chipotle Lime Shrimp

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Chipotle Lime Shrimp

 Honey Chipotle Lime Shrimp


Today’s recipe of the day is brought to you by the letter S.


Sweet Sticky Spicy Shrimp


A kiss of sweet sticky goodness from honey with a hint of spice from chipotles ladled over plump shrimp.


A splash of lime juice and a handful of cilantro and dinner is ready.  Sweet.


Honey Chipotle Lime Shrimp

Yield: serves 4-6


  • 2 chipotle chiles en adobo from can
  • 4 Tbsp. of adobo sauce
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 lbs. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil


  1. To a blender add chipotles, adobo sauce, honey, garlic and lime juice.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Add oil to a large skillet over medium high heat. Add shrimp in batches; cook 3-4 minutes until pink and cook through.
  4. Remove shrimp to a bowl and repeat until all shrimp is cooked.
  5. After all shrimp is cooked and in bowl, crank up the heat add sauce and bring to a boil.
  6. Boil for 2 minutes or until sauce has thickened a bit reduce heat, add shrimp, toss to combine.
  7. Serve warm over rice with cilantro.

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12 Responses to Honey Chipotle Lime Shrimp

  1. Oooooo I want to make this, it sounds so good! I love your recipes, seriously always making me drool at my computer screen!

  2. simply delicious and perfect for tacos, fajitas or just by themselves
    Kitchen Belleicious recently posted..Roasted Corn, Edamame and Black Bean BurgerMy Profile

  3. I love that sweet/spicy combination. I just did a honey/sriacha sauce stir fly this weekend. What a great combo. Must try this.

  4. I say the letter “B” for balanced. Sounds perfect for dinner.
    Lori Lynn recently posted..Ethereal Matzoh BallsMy Profile

  5. Mmmmmmm…I like the letter S and all that goes with it here. This is delish!
    Heather @girlichef recently posted..Queso Flameado w/ Shrimp & Salsa Ranchera {she made, ella hace}My Profile

  6. Sounds delicious!
    yummychunklet recently posted..ffwD: Ispahan Loaf CakeMy Profile

  7. Yum! I’m liking the letter “S” today. ;-)

    Congratulations on your special mention. It’s well-deserved!
    Paz recently posted..Beets, Orange and Almond-Crusted Goat Cheese SaladMy Profile

  8. Omg your shrimp look puuuurrrrfect (that’s my drooling “perfect”, lol!).

  9. That’s a whole lot of sticky goodness!

  10. Marvelous flavors!



  11. Delicious eating :) Congratulations for being listed among the Top 100 Mom Food Blogs of 2013 in Babble.

    Un abrazo
    Mari recently posted..Chocolate Cardamom RollMy Profile

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