Tequila Lime Marinated Shrimp

Total Time:
55 min
Prep:
40 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup Tequilla
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 lemon, quartered
  • 1 small onion, quartered
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 peppercorns
  • 1 (1-pound) bag frozen salad shrimp
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Jalapeno pepper, chopped
Directions

In a small saucepan combine tequilla, lime juice and honey. Bring just to a boil to melt honey and evaporate most of the alcohol. Set aside.

Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil. Add lemon, onion, bay leaves and peppercorns to boiling water. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Add salad shrimp and simmer until shrimp are thawed, about 2 to 3 minutes. Drain shrimp and place in bowl. Add Tequilla mixture, cilantro and jalapeno to shrimp and toss.

Chill in refrigerator, covered until ready to use or for a quick chill, place bowl over ice. Serve on platter with endive spears, crackers or alone with toothpicks for spearing.


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