Camarones Borrachos (Drunken Shrimp)

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by AlainaF

This version is from Casa Cocina, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Top Review by CJAY8248

We loved this way of cooking shrimp. I used a pound of medium shrimp (about 25). The tequila was a nice touch. Thanks for sharing. Made for ZWT 8.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel and devein the shrimp.
  2. Chop onion finely.
  3. Wash the cilantro in several changes of water, dry it by squeezing it in a towel, and then chop in finely.
  4. Mash the chiptole chile.
  5. Heat a saute pan or frying pan over a high flame. Add butter, onions and chipotle chile.
  6. Season shrimp with salt and pepper.
  7. When pan begins to sizzle, add the shrimp. Stir fry until shrimp are almost cooked, approximately 3 minutes.
  8. Remove the pan from the heat, add the tequila and return it to the flame. Be careful when adding the tequila because it may flame up.
  9. Cook the shrimp for another 2 minutes, add the cilantro, and remove the pan from the fire.
  10. Taste the juice in the pan and season it with a salt and pepper.

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