Shrimp with Jalapeno, Tequila and Lime

Mikekey K

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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat 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.
2
Add shrimp and saute until just turning pink.
3
Add tequila, triple sec and lime juice and cook shrimp until just done. Do not overcook.
4
Spoon 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