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Margarita Shrimp

Spring is almost done, and we wanted to give you a healthy easy meal thats perfect for a hot summer night. With our margarita shrimp with coconut rice and mango salsa we combined fresh fruit, seafood, and little tequila for a taste of the islands.

Ingrediants 

Margarita Shrimp

1 lb of raw shrimp

2 tablespoons of tequila

1/4 cup of triple sec

1/2 cup of water

1 tablespoon of salt

1 lime (cut into slices)

1 teaspoon of cumin

1 teaspoon of pepper

1 teaspoon of garlic powder or 1 garlic clove diced

1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro

skewers

 

Coconut Lime Rice

2 cups of white rice

1 cup of unsweetened coconut milk

3 cups of water

2 teaspoons of salt

1 teaspoon of cumin

1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro

1 tablespoon of lime juice

 

Mango Honey Jalapeno Salsa

2 mangos (diced)

1 a jalapeno (diced)

1 tablespoon of honey

1 red bell pepper

salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Start by combining all the margarita shrimp ingredients including shrimp into a large ziplock back and mix well, place in refrigerator for 1 hour.IMG_3659 Next bring water and coconut milk to a boil and add lime, salt, cumin, cilantro and rice. Stir together and reduce heat to a simmer, then cover and continue to simmer for 20 min. While the rice is cooking dice your mango, jalapeño and bell pepper and combine together with honey, salt and pepper to taste and set aside.IMG_3665 Then turn your grill to 500f and skewer the shrimp place them on your GMG and sear for 3-5 min on each side or until the shells turn pink and the meat begins to firm (Shrimp overcooks really easy so keep an eye on them). Lastly grab a drink, lay by the pool and enjoy!IMG_3672

If you have any questions on this recipe or any other posts please leave them in the comments below.

 


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