You are here: Home » Recipes » Tequila-Marinated Shrimp Tequila-Marinated Shrimp Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 10 to 12 servings Serve these up a a delicious appetizer. PrintEmail Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil3 tablespoons finely chopped onion5 -- garlic cloves, chopped2 pounds fresh peeled shrimp1/4 cup tequila1/4 cup lime juice1/8 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro Instructions Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and saute for 3 minutes or until tender. Add the shrimp and tequila and bring to a boil. Simmer for 3 to 5 minutes or just until the shrimp turn pink, stirring occasionally. Remove the shrimp mixture to a bowl. Add the lime juice, salt and cilantro and toss well. Chill, covered, for 2 hours to 24 hours, stirring occasionally. Drain before serving. Recipe reprinted with permission America’s Most-Loved Community Cookbooks Recipes Worth Sharing(Nashville, Tn., 2008).