White Wine Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Well we’ve got just over 1 week until back to school!
It’s amazing how this time of year comes so quickly.
One minute it’s a smoking hot summer, and literally the next there’s that fall feeling in the air.
I love fall, but I hate to see summer go because I love the heat,
and I love summer parties outdoors with friends!
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This past weekend we hosted a wine tasting party,
which was a really nice way to celebrate the end of summer.
It was an evening of fantastic friends, great wine, and fabulous food!
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White Wine Cilantro Lime Shrimp

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One of the appetizers I served was this White Wine Cilantro Lime Shrimp.
The thing I love about this dish are all the juices that you can sop up with toasted chunks of bread.
So, soooooo good!
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White Wine Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Ingredients

  • 1 lb shrimp (deveined and if you wish, remove the tails - we like them on)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 - 2 tsp fresh oregano
  • 3 tomatoes chopped
  • juice from 3 limes
  • zest from 1 or 2 of the limes
  • 1/4 white wine more if you like - just add to taste
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro

Instructions

  1. In a skillet, soften onions and garlic in the olive oil.
  2. Add red pepper flakes, oregano, tomatoes, lime juice and zest, white wine and salt & pepper.
  3. Cook until the liquid is reduced to half.
  4. Then add the shrimp, and cook until they turn pink.
  5. Add the cilantro and mix in right before serving.

Recipe adapted from Never Enough Thyme.

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Tips!

  • This dish can be served as either an appetizer or a meal.
  • And it’s best served with chunks of toasted bread, to soak up all the delicious juices!
  • Or if you wish, serve over rice for a meal.
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In case you are interested, this is the menu from our Late Summer Dinner Party, which includes links to all the recipes (I’m going to update those without links as I post them!).
Late Summer Dinner Party Menu
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Appetizers
White Wine Cilantro Lime Shrimp
Three Tomato Bocconcini Bruschetta
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Main Course
Herb Roasted Potatoes
Roasted Garlic Butter Corn
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Have a delicious day!
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6 Comments

  • Reply How2home August 24, 2012 at 5:12 PM That looks so good! You should totally open a small family style restaurant...that will be amazing! We'll come by for sure!
  • Reply Pretend Chef August 25, 2012 at 12:54 PM This looks so delicious. When you mentioned crusty bread to sop up the juices... Crave worthy!
  • Reply Kristen September 1, 2012 at 12:24 AM OH My!!! this looks great!!! thanks for sharing!
  • Reply Debi Bolocofsky September 1, 2012 at 4:19 PM Beautiful recipe. I have a link party on Wednesdays, and I would love it if you would link this and any other posts. It is called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Link Party. It runs from Wednesday to Sundays.
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  • Reply A Lived in Home September 2, 2012 at 7:29 PM This looks sooo yummy! Anything with white wine is great regardless. I would love to have you come join my Get Social Sunday party and show off your awesome blog! http://alivedinhome.blogspot.com/2012/09/get-social-sunday.html
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