Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Margarita Grilled Shrimp

Margarita Grilled Shrimp


1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

3 tablespoons olive oil

2 teaspoons tequila

3 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

1/4 teaspoon salt

4 bamboo skewers, soaked in water for

20 minutes



Combine the shrimp, garlic, lime juice, olive oil, tequila, cilantro, red pepper, and salt in a bowl; toss to combine; refrigerate at least 30 minutes.


Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil grate. Drain the marinade from the shrimp and discard; thread the shrimp on the skewers.


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

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