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Honey Lime Shrimp (Paleo)

Honey Lime Shrimp (Paleo) - a simple marinade for shrimp that packs huge flavor! Serve with tortillas or lettuce wraps. Paleo friendly and naturally gluten free.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled shrimp, honey lime, keto, paleo, shrimp tacos
Servings: 4
Calories: 277kcal


  • 1 lb raw shrimp (deveined no tails)
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil or olive oil
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • Juice of 1 lime about 2 tablespoons
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  • To make the marinade, whisk together the olive oil, honey, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper. Pour mixture over shrimp and marinate for at least 30 minutes. 
  • Thread shrimp onto skewers and grill for 6-8 minutes, turning once. To assemble tacos, place grilled shrimp on a lettuce leaf or tortilla and top with desired toppings such as slaw, slices of avocado, and Lime Crema (see recipe below).


*nutrition values for marinated shrimp only, does not include any wraps or toppings
Optional Lime Crema:
2 tablespoons Homemade Avocado Oil Mayonnaise
1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon sea salt


Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 1464mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 168mg | Iron: 2.5mg