Recipe Details

Tequila-Orange Grilled Shrimp

  • Servings: 4
  • Ready In 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 1 pound shrimp; large, peeled, deveined and tails left on
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 jalapeno pepper; very finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic; very finely chopped
  • lime zest; of one lime
  • Coarse salt
  • pepper; freshly ground
  • 1 cup Orange juice
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 1 shallot; finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon chives; fresh, chopped
In a medium bowl, mix oil, half the jalapeno, half the garlic and lime zest; season with salt and pepper. Fold in shrimp. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes up to 1 hour.

In a shallow saucepan, comine remaining jalapeno and garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, pepper, orange juice, tequila and shallots; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook until mixture is thick and syrupy, 7 to 8 minutes. Stir in butter; keep warm.

Heat a gas grill on high or stove-top grill pan over high heat. Grill shrimp, turning once, until just opaque, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a serving platter; pour tequila sauce over shrimp. Garnish with chives; serve immediately with lime wedges.

Nutritional Facts

  • Serving Size 1 Serving (225g)
    Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 363
    Calories From Fat 197
  • % Daily Value
  • Total Fat 22g
    29%
  • Saturated Fat 12g
    58%
  • Trans Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 216g
    66%
  • Sodium 209g
    7%
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g
    3%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
    1%
  • Sugars 9g
  • Protein 24g
    34%