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5 from 14 votes

Grilled Margarita Shrimp

Very quick and easy!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Marinate time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Sula


  • 8 bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 20 minutes


  • 1 lb large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 3 TB olive oil
  • 2 TB chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 TB tequila
  • 2 TB lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp salt


  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate to marinade for 30 minutes.
  • Soak bamboo skewers in water while shrimp is marinating.
  • Preheat grill to high heat and lightly oil the grates.
  • Thread the shrimp onto the skewers. Discard marinade.
  • Cook on the preheated grill for 2 to 3 minutes per side, until shrimp turn pink.


Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 1027mg | Potassium: 91mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 7.3mg | Calcium: 167mg | Iron: 2.5mg

Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.