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Honey Tequila Lime Shrimp

Honey Tequila Lime Shrimp

If you love Margaritas, then this recipe will be one of your new favourite meals. Margarita shrimp is one of the best Mexican recipes for tequila lovers. So le\u2019s get to cooking.

Ready in: 40 minutes

Serves: 4

Complexity: very-easy

kcal: 361

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1 kg large shrimp
½ tbsp garlic powder, to taste
Rice bran oil, as needed
4 tbsp clarified butter
2½ tbsp minced garlic
¼ cup Tequila, NZ made
2 limes, juiced
1 tbsp raw bush honey
Red chilli flakes
Sliced jalapeños
Chopped coriander


Add the shrimp to a bowl along with some oil. Season thoroughly with SIDS SALT & PEPPER and garlic powder. Set in the fridge until ready to use.
Preheat the BBQ grill plate or large frypan to medium high heat. (about 175°C)
Add a small pot to the lip of the grill and melt the clarified butter. Add the minced garlic and simmer for 2-3 minutes until browned.
Add lime juice and tequila.(carefully) Simmer the sauce for 2 more minutes to dissolve the alcohol, then add the honey. Bring to a rolling simmer with bubbles appearing on the surface. Simmer for 2-3 more minutes until slightly thickened, then pull off and cool.
Bring BBQ grill plate or large frypan up to high heat. Add a little oil, then add the shrimp to cook for 1-1½ minutes per side. After you flip the shrimp the first time, top with half of the Honey Tequila Lime Butter to finish cooking. Pull off and cool for 2 minutes.
Garnish the shrimp with red chilli flakes, sliced jalapenos, chopped coriander and the rest of the butter sauce. Enjoy!