Tequila Lime Shrimp

Tequila Lime Shrimp

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  • 2

    tablespoons Tequila (we got ours in Cabo St. Lucas)

  • 2

    tablespoons lime juice

  • 1

    tablespoon minced fresh garlic

  • ½

    teaspoon dried parsley

  • ½

    teaspoon Cajun seasoning

  • pinch cayenne pepper

  • salt pepper to taste

  • ¼

    cup olive oil

  • 1

    pound extra large shrimp peeled deveined with tails on for presentation

  • wooden skewers soaked in a few tablespoons more of Tequila and the rest water for ½ hour

  • one

    large zip lock bag

  • Extra fresh limes for serving and garnish


Whisk all ingredients together. Pour this in a large Ziploc bag with shrimp for 1-2 hours (remembering citrus will cook the shrimp if it's marinaded too long) . Drain. Thread each shrimp on soaked wooden skewers. Spray grill grates lightly with cooking oil. Heat grill. Place shrimp on the grill. Cook shrimp until it turns pink. Takes around 5 minutes total. Serve with slices or wedges of lime.


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