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  1. Watch to make this easy chipotle shrimp appetizer:
  2. Chipotle Shrimp with Mango Sauce Recipe

I love shrimp. And even though I love it, for some inexplicable reason I save it for going out to eat. I assume we all have these foods that we think are just better at restaurants. Shrimp shouldn’t be difficult to cook at home, but unfortunately they’re easily overcooked, becoming tough, rubbery and blah… This problem can also be magnified if the shrimp aren’t high quality to begin with. But this all changed when I started roasting my own chipotle shrimp recipe infused with fresh lime and orange juice right in the oven!

The spicy, tangy, chipotle-y flavors sprinkled all over the shrimp really wake up all your taste buds. You can totally see the spice granules adorning each piece of shrimp. I mean, come on – total yum!

Top down view of pieces of chipotle shrimp with tails attached on roasting sheet with bowl of mango sauce on a gray concrete surface

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To tame those spices (and ok, I have to pause here and point out that there really isn’t that much heat in these), it’s great to pair these shrimp bites with a dip of some sort. Enter: this creamy mango sauce. While this sauce does contain a bit of heat from the added jalapeño, you’ll only be thinking about how delicious the pairing is.

Stainless steel bowl of mango sauce sitting among pieces of chipotle shrimp with tails attached on a roasting dish

I recently had several friends over and we partook on these shrimp bites and some roasted harissa carrots. Rounded out with other incredibly tasty appetizers and a few drinks, it was the perfect summer evening. So whether you’re hosting friends or whipping up a batch for your family, I hope this inspires you to roast up some shrimp in your own oven. They’re super easy and as we all know, homemade is way more flavorful than any restaurant!

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Watch to make this easy chipotle shrimp appetizer:

Make sure to leave me a comment and recipe rating (any number of stars) when you make this easy appetizer. I’d love to hear how the recipe turned out for you!

Top down view of pieces of chipotle shrimp on roasting sheet with slice of orange and bowl of mango sauce on a gray concrete surface

Chipotle Shrimp with Mango Sauce

5 from 1 vote
A little bit of heat from the chipotle powder makes these shrimp bites incredibly tasty. When paired with a mango sauce, they’re even better!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 13 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients

For the chipotle shrimp

  • 2 lb large tail-on shrimp
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 1 ½ tsp ground chipotle powder
  • 1 ½ tsp salt

For the mango sauce

  • 1 ripe mango
  • 1 tbsp chipotle purée
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 jalapeño
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp orange juice

Instructions
 

For the chipotle shrimp

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Pat dry shrimp with a paper towel and drizzle with olive oil and lime juice. Spread evenly on a baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle with chipotle powder and salt.
  • Roast in the preheated oven until the shrimp are pink, firm and cooked through, about 8-12 minutes.

For the mango sauce

  • In a blender, combine the peeled and diced mango, chipotle purée, salt, jalapeño, lime juice, and orange juice.
  • Blend until smooth, about 20 seconds.

Notes

  • The mango sauce can be made up to two days before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 191kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 31.1gFat: 3.3gSaturated Fat: 0.5gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 243.3mgSodium: 1149.5mgFiber: 1.2gSugar: 8.4g
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Caribbean
Difficulty Easy
Method Roasting
Top down view of pieces of chipotle shrimp on roasting sheet with slice of orange and bowl of mango sauce

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