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Delicious Tequila Shrimp Tacos

Posted at 1:32 PM, Dec 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-03 13:32:41-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Take your taste buds on a tropical getaway from your own home. Health food blogger and author, Erika Schlick joins us with her flavorful tequila shrimp tacos. For more delicious recipes, visit Erika’s website.


1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and de-veined

¼ cup tequila

¼ cup lime juice

Zest of 1 lime

¼ cup olive oil

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon sea salt

2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Skewer Sticks


1. In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients except for the shrimp and whisk together.

2. Add the shrimp and coat them in the marinade and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes.

3 Place the shrimp onto skewer sticks and heat your grill to medium heat. Once the grill is hot, place the skewers on the grill is opaque, about 3-5 minutes per side.

4. Place shrimp in grain-free tortillas and top with cilantro lime sauce and simple pico.

Find these sauce recipes in Erika Schlick's, Wandering Palate. Enjoy with avocado or jicama on the side.