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Grilled Margarita Shrimp for Two

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  7 reviews
  • 10 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 2 servings
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A fresh cilantro marinade makes this dinner for two irresistible!

Ingredients

1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1
teaspoon minced garlic
1/4
cup margarita mix (from 33.8-oz. bottle)
2
tablespoons tequila
12
shelled deveined uncooked large shrimp with tails left on

Steps

  • 1 Soak 4 bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes. In 1-quart resealable food storage plastic bag, combine cilantro, garlic, margarita mix and tequila. Add shrimp; seal bag and shake to coat. Refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat grill.
  • 3 When ready to grill, thread shrimp on skewers; discard marinade. Place shrimp on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches over medium coals. Cook 5 to 7 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning several times.
  • 1 Soak 4 bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes. In 1-quart resealable food storage plastic bag, combine cilantro, garlic, margarita mix and tequila. Add shrimp; seal bag and shake to coat. Refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat grill.
  • 3 When ready to grill, thread shrimp on skewers; discard marinade. Place shrimp on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches over medium coals. Cook 5 to 7 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning several times.

Expert Tips

To broil shrimp, place skewered shrimp on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning several times.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 of Recipe
Calories
35
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
1g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
1%
Protein
8g
8%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Very Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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