My first post- college blog post! I actually made this meal the first weekend I came home, but haven’t got around to sharing it until now. This dinner was so quick and easy – a perfect start to summer! Grilled shrimp marinated in fresh honey, lime and tequila with brown rice and homemade guacamole.
Ingredients: – 1 1/2 pounds of shrimp (I thawed frozen, de-veined shrimp) – 1/2 cup of tequila – 1 tsp of lime zest – Juice of 1 lime – 1 lime, to serve on the side – 1 tbsp of pure honey – 2 cloves of garlic, miced – 1-2 tbsp of cilantro, finely chopped – kosher salt and fresh black pepper
Whisk together all of your ingredients in a large bowl then add in the shrimp. Make sure all of the shrimp is coated in the marinated and let it sit for about 20-30 minutes. I used a grill pan on my stove; the shrimp quick fast, so keep an eye on them. You’ll known when the shrimp is done when they begin to curl up (probably no more than 3 minutes total). Serve with fresh lime slices on the side, brown rice, homemade guacamole and gluten free corn chips!
*My best friend is allergic to shrimp, so I used the same marinate for grilled chicken.