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Margarita Grilled Shrimp Skewers

A recipe for Margarita Grilled Shrimp Skewers
Course Main
Cuisine N/A
Keyword margarita, seafood, shrimp, tequila
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time: 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 3 -4 Servings


  • 3 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 teaspoons tequila
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound large shrimp peeled and deveined


  • Lime slices
  • Freshly chopped cilantro


  • If skewers are bamboo or wooden, cover┬áthem with water to soak for at least 30 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the oil, cilantro, lime juice, garlic, tequila, and salt. Toss in the shrimp until well-coated. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Heat grill to 350 degrees F or place cast iron grill pan over medium heat. Arrange the shrimp onto skewers, 3 for small skewers or about 5 for larger.
  • Place the skewers on preheated grill and cook until pink on each side.
  • Serve hot with rice, lime slices, and cilantro.