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The shrimp can be marinated up to 3 hours before grilling. The amount of red pepper used can be adjusted according to how hot you like it. The marinade is also great on chicken.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons tequila
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 20 minutes

Directions

Instructions Checklist

Step 1

Stir shrimp, olive oil, cilantro, lime juice, garlic, tequila, cayenne pepper, and salt together in a bowl. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate shrimp in marinade for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil grate.

Step 3

Remove shrimp from bowl and thread onto skewers; discard marinade.

Step 4

Cook on the preheated grill until shrimp turn pink, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

Nutrition:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 188 calories; protein 18.7g; carbohydrates 1.3g; fat 11.1g; cholesterol 172.6mg; sodium 345.2mg.

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