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Tequila Shrimp

Tequila Shrimp -
Written by Bobthefoodie
Tequila Shrimp -

Tequila Shrimp

Fast meal that can be an appetizer or a main course. The Tequila with the shallots and chives all work together to make this a winner.
4.75 from 24 votes
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Course: Main Dish, Starter
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Alcohol, Seafood
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 411kcal



  • Heat the butter and olive oil in a large skillet over high heat.
  • Saute the shallots until tender but not brown, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the shrimp and saute for 1 minute.
  • Add the tequila and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add the cream, tomato, salt, and pepper and saute until the sauce thickens slightly and the shrimp are firm and opaque, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Serve garnished with chopped chives.


Sodium: 498mg | Sugar: 0.04g | Potassium: 470mg | Cholesterol: 400mg | Calories: 411kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Fat: 23g | Protein: 43g | Carbohydrates: 1g