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Active time
10 minutes
Total time
1 hour 10 minutes
5 servings

2 tablespoons minced garlic

Mix of chopped fresh herbs such as dill, basic, parsley, mint or oregano

2 jalapeno peppers (optional)

Salt (to taste)

¼ cup of extra virgin olive oil

2 pounds raw shrimp

Lime juice (of 1 lime)

1 bunch of cilantro  

  1. In a food processor or blender, blend the herbs and jalapeno (except the cilantro) with salt and extra virgin olive oil
  2. Marinate the shrimp for 1 hour in the herb mixture
  3. Skewer the shrimp. Arrange over grill over a medium flame. 
  4. Cook 5-7 minutes until the outside of the shrimp turns pink and the inside is white and opaque. Don’t overcook!
  5. Sprinkle the cooked shrimp with lime juice and minced cilantro.

Recipe and photo courtesy of North American Olive Oil Association


Calories:290 Total Fat:13 g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Sodium:220 mg
Carbohydrate:5 g
Fiber: 2g
Sugar:1 g
(Added Sugar: 0g)
Protein:37 g

Yield: 5 servings

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