Grilled Margarita Shrimp for Two

A fresh cilantro marinade makes this dinner for two irresistible!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 2

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
  • 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.
  • 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
    70%;
    Sodium
    80mg
    80%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    1g
    1%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Very Lean Meat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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