Margarita Grilled Shrimp

Margarita Grilled Shrimp

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Jenny Thompson 0

"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

50 m servings 188 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 188 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 11.1 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.3g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 18.7 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 173 mg
  • 58%
  • Sodium:
  • 345 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil grate.
  3. Remove shrimp from bowl and thread onto skewers; discard marinade.
  4. Cook on the preheated grill until shrimp turn pink, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

Footnotes

  • Nutrition:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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I was intrigued by the recipe, however I needed an appetizer to take along to a party as a cold appetizer. I followed the recipe as presented and cooled the shrimp. I then made a second batch ...

This recipe was SO simple and the shrimp was delicious. I ended up using half a lemon instead of the lime because I didn’t have any on hand- I also added a combo of red pepper flakes & chili pow...

This is the best grilled shrimp I've ever had. It was awesome! I did double the tequila but other than that followed the recipe exactly.