Cilantro Lime Spicy Baked Shrimp (Whole30, Paleo)

For punch in the face flavor, make these Cilantro Lime Spicy Baked Shrimp! This Whole30, Paleo compliant recipe starts with shrimp covered in spices, baked to perfection then served with a fresh cilantro lime dip. Perfect for a healthy lunch, dinner, appetizer or a snack!




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Ingredients

Spicy Shrimp

  • 1 Lb . Large Wild Shrimp - thawed, peeled, deveined, tail-on
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil, (or avocado oil)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt, or Kosher
  • 1/8 teaspoon Ground Pepper

Cilantro Lime Dip

  • Juice of 2 Small Limes
  • Zest of 1 Lime
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil, (or avocado oil)
  • Handful Fresh Cilantro - stems removed, chopped
  • Pinch Sea Salt


Instructions

Spicy Shrimp

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Rinse and Drain thawed shrimp.
  3. Toss shrimp with oil and spices. Transfer to a rimmed baking sheet.
  4. Bake 8-10 minutes (depending on size) or until shrimp are pink and in a loose 'C' shape.

Cilantro Lime Dip

  1. Whisk all ingredients for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Serve with shrimp.