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a plate of cilantro lime shrimp with rice.

Costco Cilantro Lime Shrimp (Copycat Recipe)

If you’ve ever tried the Costco Cilantro Lime Shrimp, you’ll love this homemade copycat version. This healthy recipe is made using wholesome ingredients and tastes just like the real thing!

  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x


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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lime, juiced (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 pound large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (I used shrimp with the tails off)
  • Fresh lime slices (optional, for serving)


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the olive oil, lime juice, garlic, cilantro, salt, black pepper, and chili powder.
  2. Add the raw shrimp to the mixture, making sure each shrimp is well coated with the marinade.
  3. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to marinate.
  4. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Once the skillet is hot, add the marinated shrimp to the skillet.
  6. Cook the shrimp for about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until they are fully cooked and pink.
  7. Serve immediately, garnished with additional cilantro and lime wedges if desired.


  1. Cooked shrimp can be served plain, or with your choice of cooked rice, warmed tortillas, or on top of a salad. The shrimp also goes great with cooked pasta.
  2. Store any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4 days.


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 224
  • Sugar: 0.3 g
  • Sodium: 426.7 mg
  • Fat: 14.6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.1 g
  • Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 23 g
  • Cholesterol: 182.5 mg

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