Tequila Lime Shrimp

Tequila Lime Shrimp

By Harper Pieterse
0’ Prep time
45’ Cook time
45’ Total time
122 Calories
5 Serving


Tequila Lime Shrimp might be a good recipe to expand your hor d'oeuvre collection. Watching your figure? This gluten free, dairy free, and pescatarian recipe has 122 calories, 10g of protein, and 1g of fat per serving. For $2.64 per serving, this recipe covers 6% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 5. 5 people were impressed by this recipe. This recipe from Foodista requires shrimp - get them, tequila, juice of lime, and ground pepper. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. With a spoonacular score of 14%, this dish is rather bad. Users who liked this recipe also liked Tequila Lime Shrimp, Tequila Lime Shrimp, and Tequila Lime Shrimp.
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Step by Step

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Step 1

Peel and devein the shrimp
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Step 2

Combine the tequila, lime juice, honey, garlic, salt, pepper, and cilantro in a large mixing bowl.
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Step 3

Whisk well to combine.
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Step 4

Add cleaned shrimp to the bowl.
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Step 5

Let shrimp marinate for 15 minutes
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Step 6

Remove shrimp from marinade and set aside
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Step 7

Transfer marinade to sauce pot and place over medium-high heat.
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Step 8

Bring marinade to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer till it reduces by half.
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Step 9

Grill shrimp over direct-high heat for 2 minutes per side
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Step 10

Drizzle reduced marinade over shrimp before serving


  • honey
    1 tbsp
  • black pepper
    black pepper
    0.5 teaspoons
  • cilantro
    2 tbsps
  • lime juice
    lime juice
  • garlic
    1 clove
  • kosher salt
    kosher salt
    1 teaspoon
  • tequila
    120 milliliters
  • jumbo shrimp
    jumbo shrimp

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 122.26kcal 6.11%
Fat 0.74g 1.14%
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.54%
Carbohydrates 4.95g 1.65%
Net Carbohydrates 4.85g 1.76%
Sugar 3.56g 3.95%
Cholesterol 90.72mg 30.24%
Sodium 873.36mg 37.97%
Alcohol 8.02g 44.53%
Protein 9.9g 19.8%
Selenium 21.45µg 30.64%
Phosphorus 178.96mg 17.9%
Vitamin B12 0.8µg 13.32%
Copper 0.14mg 7.22%
Vitamin B3 1.31mg 6.53%
Vitamin E 0.97mg 6.47%
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 6.39%
Zinc 0.73mg 4.89%
Magnesium 16.95mg 4.24%
Calcium 42.34mg 4.23%
Folate 14.52µg 3.63%
Manganese 0.07mg 3.35%
Vitamin A 144.54IU 2.89%
Potassium 97.04mg 2.77%
Vitamin C 2.05mg 2.49%
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 2.41%
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 1.26%
Iron 0.22mg 1.22%
Vitamin K 1.09µg 1.03%
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