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Grilled Margarita Shrimp for Two

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Grilled Margarita Shrimp for Two
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 2
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A fresh cilantro marinade makes this dinner for two irresistible!
Updated Mar 4, 2005

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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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

35 Calories, 0g Total Fat, 8g Protein, 1g Total Carbohydrate, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 of Recipe
Calories
35
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
1g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
8g
% 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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