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Tequila  Lime Shrimp


3 people


15 minutes



– 12 oz. (340 g) peeled and deveined shrimp – 2 pinches salt – 3 dashes ground black pepper – 1/4 teaspoon paprika – 1 tablespoon olive oil – 2 cloves garlic, minced – 2 tablespoons tequila – 1 1/2 tablespoon lime juice – 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro leaves

Step 1

 Season the shrimp with salt, pepper and paprika.

Step 2

Heat up a skillet (cast-iron skillet preferred) and add the olive oil. Saute the garlic for a little bit before adding the shrimp. Continue to cook the shrimp until they turn slightly charred and burned. Drizzle in the tequila, toss the skillet a few times. Add the lime juice, stir to combine well.

Step 3

Turn off the heat and add the cilantro. Serve the tequila lime shrimp with Mexican rice or wrap with warm tortilla.

HOW MANY CALORIES PER SERVING? This recipe is only 186 calories per serving.

Tequila Lime Shrimp is a Mexican recipe made of shrimp, tequila, lime and cilantro. This is an easy and budget-friendly recipe. It takes 15 mins to make and so good!

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