Shrimp with Jalapeno, Tequila and Lime

Mikekey *

By
@Mikekey

I first had this at a little neighborhood restaurant next door to a bed and breakfast I stayed at in San Francisco. Unfortunately both are now gone. This serves 4 as an appetizer or 2 as an entree.

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Serves:
2-4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1/8 c
olive oil
1 clove
garlic, peeled and minced
1 large
jalapeno pepper, slice into rings (remove seeds for less spicy version)
1 lb
raw medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (leave tails on)
1/2 c
tequila
1 Tbsp
triple sec
2 Tbsp
fresh lime juice

GARNISH

1/8 c
chopped fresh cilantro
lime wedges
margarita salt, to taste

Step-By-Step

1Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and saute until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add jalapeno and cook 1 minute more.
2Add shrimp and saute until just turning pink.
3Add tequila, triple sec and lime juice and cook shrimp until just done. Do not overcook.
4Spoon onto individual plates and garnish with chopped cilantro, lime wedges and sprinkle with a little margarita salt.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Mexican