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.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 25 mins
6 servings


  • 2 ½ cups olive oil

  • ¾ cup tequila

  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • ½ cup fresh lime juice

  • ½ cup pineapple juice

  • ¼ cup white vinegar

  • ¼ cup garlic salt

  • ¼ cup ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano

  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt

  • 30 medium shrimp - peeled and deveined


  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. 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. 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
91g Fat
9g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 949
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 91g 117%
Saturated Fat 13g 63%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 3858mg 168%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 12mg 59%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 244mg 5%

* 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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