RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) – We’ve got a great tasting and quick dish you can enjoy whether you are cooking for one or want to impress guests at your next party! Sisters and cookbook authors Allie Cushing and Monica Van Cleve or the ‘Girls with Crabs’ are back to share their festive Margarita Shrimp recipe. For more recipe or a copy of their cookbook visit http://www.crabpie.com/# .
With cilantro, lime, garlic, butter and tequila, this shrimp dish is sure to be a hit at your next party. The vibrant colors of green and pink make it a show-stopper. Serves 4
BUTTER 2 T
OLIVE OIL 2 T
GARLIC 2 cloves, minced
SHRIMP 2 lbs. med/lg tail on shelled and deveined
LIME 2, one juiced and one cut into wedges
CILANTRO ½ c, chopped
TEQUILA BLANCO 2 T
SEA SALT & PEPPER to taste
In a skillet melt oil and butter, add garlic and stir for 3 minutes then add shrimp. Stir until pink on both side, season with salt and pepper. When shrimp are firm, add tequila and lime juice tossing until coated. Plate and garnish with sprinkled cilantro and lime wedges.