Tequila-Jalapeno Marinated Shrimp

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

A great appetizer or they really add to your salad in the summer!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak 12 wooden skewers in water for 15 minutes.
  2. Insert 2 skewers onto shrimp to keep them from slipping.
  3. Arrange kabobs onto a shallow baking dish.
  4. Combine cilantro, chiles, onion and 1 tbsp garlic into your food processor, finely chop.
  5. Gradually add all remaining marinade ingredients, processing until bright green paste forms.
  6. Pour mixture over shrimp.
  7. Cover, refrigerate 60 minutes, turning kabobs several times to marinate.
  8. Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat.
  9. Add 1 tbsp.
  10. garlic and 2 tbsp.
  11. cilantro, cook 2 minutes or until garlic softens.
  12. Heat grill.
  13. Discard marinade and place kabobs on gas grill over medium heat or charcoal grill 6 inches from coals.
  14. Cook 3-4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  15. Baste with garlic butter mixture.
  16. Serve with lime wedges.


Most Helpful

This was very tasty. I had the shrimp on tacos (with corn tortillas, lettuce, tomato, cilantro, salsa and some feta cheese. Yuumy! Will make again.

Jana D November 18, 2006

Great recipe! Everyone loved it. I thought I had made too much, but it was so yummy it went quick. Next time I would cut down the pepper a little, and increase the orange and lime juice for a little more tangy taste. I will definitely make this again. Thanks!

charlie ponton September 01, 2003

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