Tequila-Lime Prawns

Tequila-Lime Prawns

Tequila-Lime Prawns


Makes 3 to 4 servings


1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 large cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons tequila
1 tablespoon lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
Hot cooked rice (optional)


  1. Pat shrimp dry with paper towels. Heat butter and oil in large skillet over medium heat. When butter is melted, add garlic; cook 30 seconds. Add shrimp; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in tequila, lime juice, salt and red pepper flakes. Cook 2 minutes or until most of liquid evaporates and shrimp are pink and glazed. Add cilantro; cook 10 seconds. Serve over hot cooked rice, if desired. Garnish with lime wedges, if desired.

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