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Tequila Shrimp Recipe

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Christy and Scott, Christmas 2004

 

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Scott Margolin
Added: Monday, October 5, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (3˝ oz.) bag boil-in-bag long grain rice
1 tsp. salt, divided
1/2 tsp.ground red pepper
1/2 tsp.chili powder
1/4 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1˝ lb. peeled and deveined large shrimp
2 tbsp. vegetable oil, divided
2 tsp. minced garlic
1/4 cup tequila
2 tbsp. minced fresh cilantro, divided
1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
Lime wedges (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Cook rice according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

While rice cooks, combine 1/2 tsp. salt and next four ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; add shrimp. Seal and shake to coat.

Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add shrimp; cook 3 minutes, turning once. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add tequila and 1 tbsp. cilantro; cook 1 minute.

Combine 1/2 tsp. salt, 1 tbsp. oil, 1 tbsp. cilantro, and lime juice; pour over rice, tossing to coat. Serve shrimp over rice mixture. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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