Southwest Zesty Margarita Shrimp

Southwest Zesty Margarita Shrimp

Toast your friends with these zesty shrimp appetizers, marinated in a tangy lime, tequila, and cilantro blend, then quick-broiled.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

4:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

30

appetizers

1/4
cup finely chopped green onions
1/4
cup oil
1/4
cup tequila
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
2
tablespoons fresh lime juice
2
tablespoons honey
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
lb. (about 30) large tiger (striped) shrimp, shelled, tails left on and deveined
  1. In medium bowl, combine all ingredients except shrimp; mix well. Add shrimp; stir to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours or up to 8 hours to marinate.
  2. Spray broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray. Drain shrimp, discarding marinade. Place shrimp on sprayed broiler pan. Broil 4 inches from heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once.
Makes 30 appetizers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Purchase the correct size of shrimp to ensure the appropriate amount of marinade and appetizer servings. The large shrimp needed for this recipe are 26-30 count per pound. For more intense flavor, marinate the shrimp for eight hours.
Make-Ahead Tip
Prepare the recipe up to eight hours before serving; cover and refrigerate.
Serving Suggestion
For your buffet, plan 6 to 12 appetizers of various forms and temperatures. How much to prepare? Allow for 3 to 4 appetizers per person per hour.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 15
    • (Calories from Fat 10),
  • Total Fat 1g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 25mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges: FreeCarbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.