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Tequila Shrimp



1 pound medium shrimp (16-20), peeled and deveined

2-3 tablespoons canola oil

¼ cup tequila

1 chopped shallot

1 tablespoon chopped garlic

Juice of 2 limes

1 teaspoon sea salt

¼ pound butter

1 tomato, diced

1 ear of corn cut off husk

1 jalapeño, diced

1 ounce fresh cilantro


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until it smokes. Add shrimp and remove from heat.
  2. Add tequila and put back on heat. Add shallots, garlic, lime juice, and salt, continue cooking for about 3 minutes.
  3. Add butter, tomatoes, corn, and jalapeno and cook for 1?2 minutes until vegetables are tender. Turn off heat, add cilantro, and season to taste.
  4. Serve over rice, cooked pasta, or with crispy tortillas.
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