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Tequila Shrimp and Citrus Recipe

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This recipe for Tequila Shrimp and Citrus, by , is from The Bennett Family Cookbook - 2007, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jeanie Kvach
Added: Sunday, February 11, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 pounds unpeeled, large fresh shrimp
1/4 cup tequila
2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 jalapeņo, seeded and minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 orange, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
1 lime, cut into 1/2-inch wedges

Directions:
Directions:
Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact, and devein, if desired.
Stir together tequila and next 6 ingredients in a large bowl.
Add shrimp; cover and chill 30 minutes.
Alternately thread shrimp, bell pepper, and orange and lime wedges on 8 (10- to 12-inch) skewers.
Grill, covered with lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until done.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30-40 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This will serve 4 for dinner or 16 for appetizers

 

 

 

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