MelaRita Tequila Shrimp Tacos Recipe By Darkside of the Grill
Are you dreaming of hot sand and beaches everywhere?
Well, I have just the ticket to take you down to that spring break hangover! Assuming you’re a pisstank like myself and have tequila and margarita mix in the kitchen already this recipe will be a spring breeze!
This recipe is for 8 Shrimp tacos. But you will wish you made more!
First lets get out what we need:
- 2lbs shelled and deveined shrimp (raw)
- 1 shot tequila
- 1/2 cup margarita mix or lime juice and sugar
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1tsp sea salt
- 1 tsp cayenne pepper (I used ghost pepper salt)
- 1 tsp Black pepper
- 8 tortillas (corn is my fav)
- cotija cheese (or feta)
- lime cilantro crema
- hot sauce
- 1 lime
- Fresh chopped pepper
- 3 cups coleslaw
LET’S GET IT STARTED!!!
Mix salt, pepper, tequila, margarita mix, minced garlic, shrimp, and cayenne in a bowl.
Let sit 1-4 hours but no longer.
Place shrimp on soaked bamboo skewers and get them on the grill! Pull them off and let stand 2 min.
Toast your tortillas!!! Set them on a plate, add shrimp, coleslaw, hot sauce, cheese, crema and top with minced peppers.
Pair with a jug of margaritas and fresh cut limes and ENJOY! Told you ya should have made more!