Tequila Shrimp

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Cucina Casalingo

Jumbo shrimp sauteed in garlic, cilantro, and tequila. It's great over pasta or by itself! Serve in shot glasses as an appetizer.

Top Review by knitnsoap

I did this with 3/4 pound of large shrimp so I just about halved all the other ingredients, with the intention of using this for an appetizer. Even though I am a big fan of tequila, I realized the cooking time was not enough for the tequila to evaporate. I removed the shrimp when it was cooked and continued to cook the sauce till the taste was right which took about another 7 minutes. I then let the sauce cool a bit and poured it over the shrimp and chilled it in the fridge.
I was very good and I will be making this again. My family loved it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic until light brown.
  2. Place shrimp in the pan, and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Pour in tequila, and season with cilantro, salt, and pepper. Cook for 2 more minutes.
  4. Chill, if serving as an appetizer.

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