Grilled Chili Lime Shrimp with Fresh Salsa. Easy but impressive appetizer, easily assembled on sliced avocado with a dollop of fresh salsa.

Chili Lime Shrimp with Fresh Salsa

This succulent Grilled Chili Lime Shrimp with Fresh Salsa is easy to make. Just slice an avocado, top with fresh salsa, and add some grilled chili lime shrimp.
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 207kcal
Author Flavour & Savour


Fresh Salsa Ingredients

  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes, cored, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped onion (red or white)
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 small jalapeƱo, seeded and minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • sea salt, to taste

Chili Lime Shrimp Ingredients

  • 12 large shrimp or prawns
  • 2 tsp oil or butter
  • 1 tsp dried chili flakes
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 2 avocados


  • Prepare the fresh salsa by chopping and combining all salsa ingredients (or pulse in a food processor, being careful not to overprocess)
  • Halve the avocados, remove the flesh, carefully slice and fan out on each of 4 small plates.
  • Top each with 1/4 cup of fresh salsa.
  • Heat oil in a skillet, add shrimp, chili flakes and lime juice. Cook for 2 minutes or until shrimp are no longer transparent. Remove and arrange on top of the fresh salsa and serve.


Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 531mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 640IU | Vitamin C: 27.5mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg