Coconut Lime Shrimp

Servings 4 servings


  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 small shallot minced
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk just the top part- not the liquid
  • 2 limes
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1 tsp grated ginger optional
  • 1/2 tsp salt, pepper, & turmeric
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes for topping


  1. Pan sear shrimp in coconut oil on medium high heat for about 2-3 minutes each side.

  2. Remove from the pan and reduce heat to medium. Add in the minced shallot, bell pepper, minced garlic, and a little more coconut oil. Sauté until fragrant/soft. 

  3. Add in the cream (top part) of 1 can of coconut milk, lime juice, cilantro, salt, pepper, and turmeric.

  4. Add shrimp back in and simmer for 5-10 minutes. Top with more cilantro and red chili flakes.

  5. Served with rice and roasted broccoli. 

Recipe Notes

Serve with cauliflower rice for Whole30.