Tequila and Honey Shrimp Marinade

Tequila and Honey Shrimp Marinade

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: Makes marinade for 1 pound of shrimp

Tequila, honey, fresh lime juice, garlic, cilantro and Tabasco make for a flavor-intensive shrimp marinade recipe. If using frozen shrimp, defrost them first in the refrigerator for a few hours before marinating.


  • 1 tablespoon Tequila
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice
  • 4 tablespoons Honey
  • 2 tablespoons Tabasco Original Red
  • 1 clove garlic, Peeled and Finely Chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Finely Chopped Cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil


  1. Place the tequila, lime juice, honey, Tabasco, garlic, cilantro and olive oil into a bowl and whisk vigorously until thoroughly blended.
  2. Add the shrimp to the bowl, toss to coat and then cover the bowl and place in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours. Discard marinade after using.


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