Sunday, August 15, 2010

Margarita Shrimp

1 tbl olive oil

1 medium yellow onion (diced)

3 cloves of crushed garlic

1lb raw large shrimp (prawn) peeled and deveined

¼ cup tequila

2 ripe tomatoes (chopped)

½ cup shredded carrots

Juice of 2 limes

1 ripe avocado (diced)

Salt and pepper

In a medium sauté’ pan, heat the oil and sauté’ the onion over medium heat until it begins to soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté’ until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the shrimp and sauté 3 to 4 minutes. Carefully add the tequila, away from the heat (you don’t want a flame). Add the tomatoes and carrots and sauté’ 2 minutes. Add the lime juice and cook another minute, or until shrimp is just cooked through. Add the diced avocado, toss to warm through, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

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