Spicy Mexican Shrimp Bowl

Spicy Mexican Shrimp Bowl for Cinco de Mayo

This recipe is quick, easy and super healthy. We aren’t doing anything cray for Cinco de Mayo this year, but I’m definitely planning on making this spicy Mexican shrimp bowl to celebrate. Well… this annndmy LSF go-to  skinny margarita! Olé!

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Spicy Shrimp:

1 – 1/2 teaspoons chili powder

1 – 1/2 teaspoons cumin

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

3/4 pounds shrimp, deveined & shelled

1/2 tbs olive or coconut oil

1/2 lime


Cilantro Cauliflower Rice (or brown rice cooked): 

1-1/2 cups, cooked cauliflower or brown rice

1 limes, juiced

1 Tbs chopped cilantro

1/4  tsp salt

Optional Toppings:

Fresh cilantro, cabbage, avocado, 0% plain Greek Yogurt, and salsa


Cook cauliflower or brown rice according to instructions. Over low heat, add lime juice, salt, and chopped cilantro. Stir for about 2 minutes then remove from heat.

For the shrimp, mix all dry seasonings together in a bowl. Squeeze lime over shelled and deveined shrimp. Add oil to a skillet over medium and allow to heat for 1-2minutes. Toss shrimp in the seasonings and then add to the pan. Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side (3-5minutes total)

Split the rice in two serving bowls. Top with shrimp and additional toppings of your choice. Get ready to get down on the deliciousness! Love this Spicy Mexican Shrimp bowl! Move over Taco Tuesday!

xoxo katie

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Do you have any healthy vegetarian recipes?


how do you make the cauliflower?