Chipotle Lime Grilled Shrimp from Closet Cooking

Grilled shrimp on a stick, marinated in a smoky chipotle lime marinade.

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Marinate Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1-3 chipotle chilies in adobo, chopped
  • 1-3 teaspoons adobo sauce
  • 2 limes, juice and zest
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, toasted and ground
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Marinate the shrimp in the mixture of the remaining ingredients for at least 20 minutes.
  2. Skewer the shrimp and grill over medium-high heat until cooked, about 1-3 minutes per side.

Tip: Add the chipotles to the marinade one at a time and taste test for heat.

Option: Add 1 tablespoon honey to the marinade.
Option: Add 2 tablespoons cilantro to the marinade.
Option: Add a splash of tequila to the marinade.