Total Time
35mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a Mexican-inspired version of Shrimp Scampi submitted to "The Cooks Exchange-Reader's Best Recipes" in a June 1983 issue of Bon Apetit. Serve with thick slices of crusty French bread or bolillos, small oblong crusty Mexican rolls.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine butter and garlic in large skillet over high heat and saute garlic as butter is melting.
  2. When butter sizzles, remove garlic and discard.
  3. Add chilies to skillet and cook just until butter begins to brown, about 1 minute.
  4. Add shrimp,salt and pepper.
  5. Sprinkle shrimp with lime juice and cook just until shrimp begin to color, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Pour tequila into corner of pan; heat briefly and ignite, shaking pan gently until flame subsides.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Add parsley and toss to combine.
  9. Serve immediately with lime wedges.

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