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Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

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These Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers are the perfect light dinner for these hot summer months. Dinner done in about 20 minutes!
Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

It’s always a pleasure partnering with Crisco to bring you new recipes!  I’ve developed a flavor packed grilled shrimp recipe that the whole family is going to love.  It’s so much fun getting the kids in the kitchen with me in the summer.  My boys love shrimp and this one is a breeze for them to help prepare.  Love having family simple family recipes I can pass on to my boys and their family.

Quick and simple dinner recipe that literally cooks in under 10 minutes once it’s on the grill.  Fire up your grill and get ready for a dinner that’s done in no time at all.

Summertime is the height of produce season, and with abundance of produce comes many heirloom varieties. You can use these summer heirlooms along with Crisco oils, sprays and shortening to elevate and share family recipes – also heirlooms.

Right now everyone has the chance to win a hot new grill and a Crisco cooking pack at The Heritage Kitchen page on The giveaway promotion is open now through August 15.  See official rules for full details HERE.

Enjoy friends!

Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

I was so impressed with Crisco’s Professional Grill Master Cooking Spray.  So nice knowing my food isn’t going to be sticking to the grill.

Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

To get started, place your rinsed shrimp into a large Ziploc bag.

Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Pour your taco seasonings right in the bag.

Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Add just a touch of Crisco Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Crisco® Olive Oil uses the highest quality olives available to help enhance your cooking; available in three flavorful varieties 100% Extra Virgin, Pure and Light Tasting Olive Oil.

Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Squeeze the juice of 1 lime into the bag.

Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Place 6 shrimp onto each skewer.

Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Spray your outside grill or inside grill pan with your cooking spray.

Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Place those skewers onto the grill and cook for a few minutes each side, until cooked through.  Remove, plate and serve!

Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Before serving squeeze some fresh lime juice on top.  Delicious!

Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

My two year old assistant took it upon himself to make a plate to go from my photo shoot.

Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

So excited for you to try this simple dinner recipe.  Hope you enjoy!

Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers


Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Taco Lime Grilled Shrimp SkewersPrep time: 10 min | Cook time: 10 min | Total time: 20 min


  • 36 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Crisco Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 large lime, split
  • 1 can Crisco Grill Master Cooking Spray


  1. Preheat grill to medium heat. You can use outside grill or inside grill pan.
  2. Place rinsed shrimp into large ziploc bag. Add paprika, cumin, garlic salt, kosher salt, pepper, olive oil and lime. Zip bag and massage gently to combine all ingredients. Place 6 shrimp onto 6 skewers.
  3. Spray grill with Crisco Grill Master Cooking Spray. Place skewers onto grill and cook 3-5 minutes per side, until cooked. Remove and serve immediately.

Makes 6 Servings

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  1. 1

    Oh, we use our grill all year long…and love shrimp. Will need to make these. And check out that spray!

  2. 2

    20 minutes to spicy, grilled summer perfection? This is SO my kind of dinner! I am spying a new weeknight obsession for sure. Pinned!

  3. 3
    Rachel says:

    These look phenomenal!!!!

  4. 4

    I love how easy and delicious these look

  5. 5

    Grilling spray is key!!! Also key? Handsome 2 year old assistants!!

  6. 6

    These look great & Pax is soon cute!

  7. 7
    Maria says:

    That rub sounds like it would be good on veggies too 🙂

  8. 8

    I love easy, super tasty recipes like this. And shrimp is a favorite of mine on the grill. I need to look for this grilling spray!

  9. 9

    Grilled shrimp is the best! Your assistant is adorable 🙂

  10. 10

    I haven’t seen this grilling spray, but I’ll be keeping my eyes out for it!! And your assistant is darling 🙂

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    Will Clay says:

    Tasty looking skewers. I would love to make them up but i’m too clumsy and there’s no way I would be able to thread shrimps so neatly onto a skewer!

  13. 13
    Amy says:

    Hey there please let me know it is necessary to make all these things in a polythene bag. or we will mix these in a pot.

  14. 14
    Calvin says:

    It looks super delicious, I had never thought about putting the shrimp on a sticks. It’s a very good idea, thanks for sharing it!

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