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Shrimp with Cilantro and Lime


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  • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon mild curry powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pound medium or large shrimp, peeled and deveined (see note)
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Lime wedges
  • Tortillas or other flatbread,



Step 1

Combine the salt, paprika, cumin, curry, cayenne (if using) and cinnamon and mix well. Sprinkle mixture over shrimp and toss to combine.
In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cook, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are opaque throughout, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, top with chopped cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice.
Serve with tortillas or flat bread.
Makes about 4 servings.


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