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skewered shrimp with cilantro lime rice on a platter
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Skewered Marinated Shrimp with Cilantro Lime Rice


  • yield: 5 to 6 servings
  • A creamy lime marinade for the shrimp creates a flavor that go wells with Zatarain's Cilantro Lime rice mix. A quick meal that is easy and flavorful.
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice – about 4 medium Persian limes
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Zatarain's Creole seasoning
  • 1 pound large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 box Zatarain's Cilantro Lime Rice Mix


  • Whisk together first 7 ingredients in a bowl for the marinade. Set aside.
  • Divide shrimp between 5 or 6  skewers. Place on a baking sheet.
  • Coat both sides of shrimp with marinade and let sit in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.  You'll have marinade leftover.
  • While the shrimp marinates, prepare Cilantro Rice Mix according to package directions.
  • Cook skewered shrimp on a hot grill or grill pan for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until shrimp turns pink.
  • Serve shrimp over rice mix.
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