Spice Encrusted Shrimp

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Spice Encrusted Shrimp
Mildly spiced shrimp appetizer with cool lime sauce. This recipe serves 8 (6 shrimp each)
Servings
Ingredients
Shrimp
  • 4 tsp ground cumin
  • 4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 48 large Shrimp Peeled & Deveined (about 1 1/2 lbs)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Cilantro Springs optional
Sauce
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tsp grated lime rind
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp capers chopped
  • A few drops of green hot sauce like Salsa Picante de Chile Habanero if desired
Servings
Ingredients
Shrimp
  • 4 tsp ground cumin
  • 4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 48 large Shrimp Peeled & Deveined (about 1 1/2 lbs)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Cilantro Springs optional
Sauce
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tsp grated lime rind
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp capers chopped
  • A few drops of green hot sauce like Salsa Picante de Chile Habanero if desired
Instructions
Shrimp
  1. Combine cumin, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper in medium bowl.
  2. Add shrimp; toss well. You may let this sit in refrigerator for 2 hours before cooking.
  3. Heat oil in large nonstick skilled over medium high heat; add shrimp in single layer and saute 3 minutes on each side until done.
  4. Remove shrimp; keep warm.
  5. Repeat procedure. Serve shrimp with sauce and garnish with cilantro, if desired.
Sauce
  1. Combine ingredients in bowl; stir with whisk. Serve chilled with shrimp.
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