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Chipotle-Espresso Roasted Shrimp

Need a quick and easy meal or party appetizer? This Chipotle-Espresso Roasted Shrimp is the perfect blend of simple ingredients, easy prep and delicious results.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: espresso recipes, gluten-free dinner recipe, gluten-free side dish, roasted shrimp, shrimp recipe
Servings: 6 people
Author: K.C. Cornwell


  • 2 lbs large 16-20 or 21-25 count raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2-3 tbsps extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsps brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp finely ground coffee, dark roast
  • 1 tsp chipotle powder
  • 3 mandarin oranges, sliced
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 400° F. 
  • In a large bowl, toss shrimp, brown sugar, coffee, chipotle powder and orange slices with 2 tablespoons of the oil and the salt & pepper. Add the rest of the oil if needed to coat the shrimp.
  • Arrange shrimp in single layer on a lightly greased rimmed sheet pan, ensuring orange slices are spread evenly throughout. Roast for 8 to 10 minutes, just until pink and firm and cooked through.