Southwest Zesty Margarita Shrimp

Toast your friends with these zesty shrimp appetizers, marinated in a tangy lime, tequila, and cilantro blend, then quick-broiled.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 4 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 30

Ingredients

1/4
cup finely chopped green onions
1/4
cup oil
1/4
cup tequila
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
2
tablespoons fresh lime juice
2
tablespoons honey
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
lb. (about 30) large tiger (striped) shrimp, shelled, tails left on and deveined
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine all ingredients except shrimp; mix well. Add shrimp; stir to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours or up to 8 hours to marinate.
  • 2 Spray broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray. Drain shrimp, discarding marinade. Place shrimp on sprayed broiler pan. Broil 4 inches from heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    15
    (
    Calories from Fat
    10),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    1g
    1%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    25mg
    25%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    0g
    0%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    Free
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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