Grilled Mustard Shrimp

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 10 min 6
Grilled Mustard Shrimp
Health Highlights
Eating shrimp may promote heart and brain health!


2 tbsp Mustard seeds (brown seeds - for milder, use yellow seeds)
3 tbsp Lime juice (fresh)
3 tbsp Cilantro (coriander) (chopped)
1 tbsp Coconut oil (melted)
1/4 tsp Sea Salt
681 gm Shrimp, raw (large, shell-on, easy peel)
1 tbsp Coconut oil (melted; for shrimp)
1/4 tsp Sea Salt (for shrimp)
1/2 tsp Hot pepper (chili) flakes (to taste)


  1. Prepare a grill for medium-high heat cooking.
  2. Place mustard seeds in a small heavy skillet and cook, shaking skillet frequently, until seeds are toasted and fragrant, about 3 minutes; you can do this on the grill grate or on the stovetop over medium-high heat.
  3. Cool the seeds slightly, then pulse them in a spice grinder until crushed.
  4. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in lime, cilantro, coconut oil, and salt. Set aside.
  5. Peel Shrimp.
  6. In another bowl, toss shrimp with coconut oil and salt.
  7. Thread shrimp on 6 (12-inch) metal skewers or place them in a grill basket.
  8. Grill, turning once or twice until shrimp are just cooked through, 4 to 5 minutes total. Add to the bowl with mustard seed sauce and toss to coat. Serve hot and enjoy!


Quick Tips

  • Serve with a side of your favorite vegetables
  • Thread some peppers, zucchini, and/or onions through the skewers before grilling

Nutritional Highlights

  • Shrimp is a rich source of protein and contains omega 3 fatty acids to promote brain health and astaxanthin which is a great antioxidant

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 161
Calories from fat 59
Calories from saturated fat 36
Total Fat 6.5 g
Saturated Fat 4.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Cholesterol 183 mg
Sodium 333 mg
Potassium 342 mg
Total Carbohydrate 1.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Sugars 0.4 g
Protein 23.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.3
Meat Alternative 0.1

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