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Tequila Shrimp

"This is a very simple and excellent recipe. Goes great over pasta."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 205 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic until light brown. Place shrimp in the pan, and cook for 3 minutes.
  2. Pour in tequila, and season with cilantro, salt, and pepper. Cook for 2 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 205 calories; 7.9 g fat; 1.7 g carbohydrates; 19.8 g protein; 157 mg cholesterol; 174 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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What an excellent meal we made with this! We marinated 2lbs of shrimp in 1/2 cup tequila, 1/2 cup beer, some cilantro, garlic, and lime juice for about a 1/2 hour before sautéing with a tbsp of...

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HUGE Disappointment! I am beginning to lose faith in this website. Very bland and boring! I enjoy cooking healthy/lowfat meals but this was a waste of good shrimp!

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What an excellent meal we made with this! We marinated 2lbs of shrimp in 1/2 cup tequila, 1/2 cup beer, some cilantro, garlic, and lime juice for about a 1/2 hour before sautéing with a tbsp of...

Easy, elegant and delicious (with some changes since tequila I used was way too strong and overpowering). I made it with 3/4lb. shrimp since I was only making it for my husband and I and here...

Delicious. I replaced half the tequila with lime juice and water, seasoned with a little margarita salt, and wrapped the cooked shrimp mixture in warm flour tortillas. My guests--who generally...

We really like this recipe. I used 1/4 cup of tequila and 1/4 cup of beer (it makes the taste more complex), and added the juice of 1/2 lime. Very easy. Serve on warm tortillas with black bea...

yup.... good and simple shrimp recipe. No pasta for me, I made cilantro-lime rice to go with it.

Real good recipe guideline. Squeeze 1/2 a lime over the shrimp when it's done cooking. Also, after adding the tequila you might want to ignite it to reduce the strong taste of alcahol. Great ser...

My husband, daughter and I devoured this dish. It was excellent! I served it with Mexican rice, black beans, pico de gallo and slices of fresh avocado.

This was really good, we had chicken instead of shrimp since my hubby doens't like seafood. He loved it and he's REALLY picky.

Very good, quick meal. Next time I will sub 1/4 c. beer for 1/4 c. tequila, as the tequila flavor was a little strong for my taste. Added extra garlic and crushed red pepper, which gave it an a...