Tequila Lime Shrimp Burritos
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Southwestern
Serves: 4-6
 
Ingredients
  • 1⁄4 cup tequila
  • Zest and juice of 3 limes
  • Zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 to 2 jalapeños, stemmed and seeded, minced, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced, divided
  • 2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 recipe Mexican Green rice, warmed
  • 4 to 6 (12-inch) flour tortillas, warmed
  • 1 recipe Chimichurri sauce or bottled salsa verde
Instructions
  1. Mix tequila, lime juice, orange juice, 1 teaspoon each of zests, cumin, 1⁄3 of jalapeño and 1 clove garlic in a large ziplock bag. Add shrimp and mari- nate for 1 hour in refrigerator.
  2. Remove shrimp from refrigerator and drain, reserving 1⁄4 cup of marinade. Season shrimp with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place shrimp and remaining jalapeño and garlic in skillet, cook 1–2 minutes. Add reserved marinade and cook until liquid has reduced and shrimp are cooked through and pink, 2–3 minutes.
  3. Assemble burritos by spooning rice onto tortillas. Add shrimp and drizzle with Chimichurri Sauce or salsa verde. Roll burritos as desired.
  4. Makes 4 to 6 burritos
Recipe by Healthy Family Recipes at http://www.apronstringsblog.com/tequila-lime-shrimp-burritos/