Honey Chipotle Lime Shrimp

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 Honey Chipotle Lime Shrimp

 

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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

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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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