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Grilled Tequila-Lime Shrimp

Grilled Tequila-Lime Shrimp Recipe

Description

Shrimp seasoned with a zesty lime-tequila marinade flavored with garlic, cumin, and ground black pepper are grilled on skewers for a tasty appetizer.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons tequila
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 pinch garlic salt
  • 1 pinch ground cumin
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 eaches (10 inch) wooden skewers
  • 1 large lime, quartered

Instructions

  1. Whisk together the lime juice, tequila, olive oil, garlic salt, cumin, and black pepper in a bowl until well blended. Pour into a large resealable plastic bag; add the shrimp, seal bag and turn to coat evenly. Refrigerate 1 to 4 hours before grilling.
  2. Soak skewers at least 30 minutes in water to prevent burning.
  3. Preheat outdoor grill for medium-high heat. Lightly oil grill grate, and place about 4 inches from heat source.
  4. Drain and discard marinade from shrimp. Thread shrimp onto prepared skewers, 5 to 6 per skewer.
  5. Cook, uncovered, on preheated grill until shrimp turn pink, turning once, for 5 to 7 minutes. Serve with lime wedges for garnish.

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Nutritional Information

Grilled Tequila-Lime Shrimp

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 235.2
% Daily Value *
protein: 38 %
carbohydrates: 1 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 4 %
sugars:
fat: 22 %
saturated fat: 11 %
cholesterol: 58 %
vitamin a iu: 4 %
niacin equivalents: 18 %
vitamin b6: 9 %
vitamin c: 20 %
folate: 2 %
calcium: 5 %
iron: 18 %
magnesium: 12 %
potassium: 6 %
sodium: 11 %
thiamin: 4 %
calories from fat:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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