Shrimp with Chipotle-Lime Dip

Make a simple dip using the sauce from a can of chipotle in adobe for this Mexican inspired shrimp fondue.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1⁄2 cup olive oil
  • 1⁄4 cup lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp. chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. finely ground pepper
  • 24 large raw shrimp
  • 4 cups vegetable oil
  • 1⁄4 cup fresh cilantro


  • In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, adobo sauce, salt, and black pepper.
  • Peel the shrimp, including the tails, and devein. Rinse the shrimp in cold water, drain thoroughly, and pat dry and place on a large serving platter.
  • Add the vegetable oil to the fondue pot, making sure it is not more than half full. Heat the pot on a stove element over medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, move the fondue pot to the table and set up the burner.
  • Use dipping forks to spear the shrimp and cook in the hot oil until they change color. Serve with chipotle-lime dip and cilantro sprigs.