Orange-Chipotle Shrimp

Orange Chipotle Shrimp – chipotle peppers, orange juice and cilantro tantalize the taste buds in this zesty shrimp dish.

via Orange-Chipotle Shrimp.

Serves: 6
  • 2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 large orange, zested and juiced
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle pepper, minced, with adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons ghee or clarified butter
  • 1/2 large green bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 large red bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  1. Whisk the orange juice and zest, chipotle peppers, honey, olive oil, cilantro and salt in a large bowl. Add the shrimp and toss, coating well.
  2. Transfer the coated shrimp to a gallon ziplock bag and seal. Marinate, refrigerated, for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Melt the ghee in a large skillet or wok over high heat. Stir fry the vegetables for 1 minute. Remove the shrimp from the sealed bag, discarding the marinade. Add the shrimp to the wok and stir fry until the shrimp is uniformly pink and the vegetables are tender-crisp, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Serve over grated cauliflower “rice” or steamed jasmine rice.
  5. Nutrition (per serving): 202 calories, 7.8g total fat, 200.7mg cholesterol, 607.7mg sodium, 336mg potassium, 11.2g carbohydrates, 2g fiber, 4.4g sugar, 21.5g protein.
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