Tequila Shrimp

Tequila Shrimp


"This is a very simple and excellent recipe. Goes great over pasta."


20 m servings 205 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 205 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 7.9 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 19.8 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 157 mg
  • 52%
  • Sodium:
  • 174 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic until light brown. Place shrimp in the pan, and cook for 3 minutes.
  2. Pour in tequila, and season with cilantro, salt, and pepper. Cook for 2 more minutes.
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  1. 185 Ratings


What an excellent meal we made with this! We marinated 2lbs of shrimp in 1/2 cup tequila, 1/2 cup beer, some cilantro, garlic, and lime juice for about a 1/2 hour before sautéing with a tbsp of...

Easy, elegant and delicious (with some changes since tequila I used was way too strong and overpowering). I made it with 3/4lb. shrimp since I was only making it for my husband and I and here...

Delicious. I replaced half the tequila with lime juice and water, seasoned with a little margarita salt, and wrapped the cooked shrimp mixture in warm flour tortillas. My guests--who generally...

We really like this recipe. I used 1/4 cup of tequila and 1/4 cup of beer (it makes the taste more complex), and added the juice of 1/2 lime. Very easy. Serve on warm tortillas with black bea...

yup.... good and simple shrimp recipe. No pasta for me, I made cilantro-lime rice to go with it.

My husband, daughter and I devoured this dish. It was excellent! I served it with Mexican rice, black beans, pico de gallo and slices of fresh avocado.

Real good recipe guideline. Squeeze 1/2 a lime over the shrimp when it's done cooking. Also, after adding the tequila you might want to ignite it to reduce the strong taste of alcahol. Great ser...

This was really good, we had chicken instead of shrimp since my hubby doens't like seafood. He loved it and he's REALLY picky.

Very good, quick meal. Next time I will sub 1/4 c. beer for 1/4 c. tequila, as the tequila flavor was a little strong for my taste. Added extra garlic and crushed red pepper, which gave it an a...