Tequila Lime Shrimp

This is a recipe for shrimp with a Latino kick utilizing tequila, fresh citrus juices, and garlic. This is simple and the family will love it.

Tequila Lime Shrimp Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Tequila Lime Shrimp for 6 servings:

  • 2 1/2 cups olive oil
  • 3/4 cup tequila
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup garlic salt
  • 1/4 cup ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 30 medium shrimp - peeled and deveined

Tequila Lime Shrimp Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In2h 25m

To cook Tequila Lime Shrimp, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Tequila Lime Shrimp is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your Tequila Lime Shrimp within 2 hours 25 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Tequila Lime Shrimp easily:

  1. 1 Combine the olive oil, tequila, cilantro, lime juice, pineapple juice, vinegar, garlic salt, pepper, oregano, and seasoned salt in a blender; blend until smooth.
  2. 2 Place the shrimp in a bowl and pour the olive oil mixture over the shrimp; toss to combine. Cover and allow to marinate in the refrigerator 2 hours.
  3. 3 Place a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir the shrimp in the skillet until cooked through, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 949 calories; 91.1 grams of fat; 9.2 grams of carbohydrates; 11.2 grams of protein; 76 milligrams of cholesterol; 3858 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 19th 2009

    Not too bad in my opinion, but my tastes are VERY eclectic, I can see how MANY people wouldn't like this. Cut the salt in HALF, both the seasoned salt and regular salt, and cut WAY back on m ...

  2. Jul 25th 2008

    Great marinade for shrimp!! But i changed the recipe and was glad i had. I cut the measurements in half and reduced the oil to 1 cup based on other reviews, and still had plenty of marinade ...

  3. Jun 24th 2008

    I think the measurements are off - 1/4 cup of salt is way too much. This already has lime & vinegar so I reduced the salt to 1 teaspoon and reduced the oil to just 2 tablespoons. With those ...

  4. Mar 17th 2008

    great recipe!!! my boyfriend (the anti-Health nut, Me!!) loves it!!!