Drunken Shrimp
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 3 to 5
  • 24 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp tequila
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp shallots, minced
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp tabasco sauce
  • 1/4 cup butter
DIRECTIONS
  1. Saute shrimp in olive oil.
  2. Turn shrimp and add shallots and pine nuts.
  3. Season with salt and pepper and saute briefly, until shrimp is cooked through (about 3 minutes).
  4. Deglaze pan with tequila, then with lime juice and stock, and reduce.
  5. Add cream and reduce again.
  6. Add tabasco and check seasonings.
  7. Finish with butter.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
These shrimp are great to fill fajitas or on a bed steamed veggies!