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Chimichurri Shrimp
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Chimichurri Shrimp Recipe

Bright vibrant Chimichurri Sauce with sizzling shrimp is a delicious 20 minute recipe! With just a few simple ingredients and our homemade Chimichurri sauce you can make a quick dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Argentinian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 201kcal


  • 1 Tablespoon Olive oil
  • 20 ounces Shrimp, extra jumbo, shelled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes optional
  • 1 cup Chimichurri Sauce (see recipe link below)


  • Wash shrimp, peel, and pat dry
  • In a heavy sauté pan heat olive oil until shimmering
  • Add shrimp to the pan in a single layer and sauté for 2-3 minutes per side. Shrimp should be golden and beginning to curl. Flip shrimp to opposite side and sear for additional 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and drizzle with the Chimichurri sauce until warmed. You may not need a full cup of sauce. Shake pan to coat well. Sprinkle with red chile pepper flakes.
  • Serve in a shallow bowl on their own or, over rice, polenta, couscous or vegetables.


Try our zesty recipe for Chimichurri Sauce


Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 357mg | Sodium: 1516mg | Potassium: 238mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 501IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 207mg | Iron: 3mg