Tequila Shrimp Skewers Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 min
Marinate for 20 min
Cook Time: 5 min

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1 serving
Amount per Serving
Calories 590
Calories from Fat 460
Total Fat 51 g
Saturated Fat 7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 170 mg
Sodium 1340 mg
Total Carbs 12 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 17 g
Vitamin A 8 %
Vitamin C 40 %
Calcium 8 %
Iron 4 %

Tequila Shrimp Skewers


  • 3/4 cup Italian dressing, divided
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 1 lb. uncooked large shrimp
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 2 limes, cut into thin wedges
  • Mojito Mayo Dip* (optional)


  1. Blend 1/2 cup Italian dressing, lime juice and tequila in measuring cup. Pour tequila mixture over shrimp in large, resealable plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bag and marinate shrimp 20 minutes.
  2. Remove shrimp from marinade, discarding marinade. Alternately thread shrimp, onion and limes on 8 skewers*. Grill or broil shrimp, turning occasionally and brushing with remaining 1/4 cup Dressing, 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Serve, if desired, with Mojito Mayo Dip.
  • *Mojito Mayo Dip: Combine 1 cup Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise, 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, 2 finely chopped cloves garlic, 1 finely chopped jalapeno pepper, 1 Tbsp. lime juice and 1 Tbsp. white vinegar in small bowl. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper. Makes 1-1/2 cups. **If using wooden skewers soak at least 30 minutes prior to use.

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