It’s #NationalTequilaDay and since 1/2 of #APWU is preggo, we’re celebrating with Chili Margarita Grilled Shrimp!

Chili Margarita Grilled Shrimp


  • 2 lb uncooked jumbo shrimp
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Cointreau
  • 2 tbsp clear tequila
  • 2 tsp Korean chili flakes
  • 4 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp agave


Whisk together olive oil, Cointreau, tequila, lime juice, lime zest, chili flakes, agave, and salt until well combined. Add shrimp and marinate in the refrigerator for 30-60 minutes. Preheat your grill to medium high and grill for 2-3 minutes on each side depending on the size of your shrimp. Baste each side marinade at least once during cooking.  Serve immediately.  Enjoy!


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 677kcal Calories from fat 488
% Daily Value
Total Fat 54g 83%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 481mg 20%
Carbohydrate 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 16g
Protein 3g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g