Tequila Shrimp

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Tequila Shrimp

Here is a great way to enjoy tequila and shrimp together!  A perfect paleo appetizer!



  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound large shrimp, deveined
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 3 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 teaspoon organic butter
  • sea salt and pepper


  1. In a medium pan, heat olive oil. Saute onions and garlic.

  2. Once onions are translucent, about 4 minutes add shrimp and continue to saute for another 4 minutues.

  3. Add tequila and flame off alcohol.

  4. Add tomatoes and saute for another 3-4 minutes.

  5. When the shrimp are 1/2 cooked add the lime juice. When the shrimp are fully cooked fold in fresh cilantro, avocado and butter.

  6. Season with salt and pepper then serve!

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