Spicy Tequila Lime Shrimp Salad


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

    Spicy Tequila Lime Shrimp Salad
    Spicy Tequila Lime Shrimp Salad
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, deveined
  • 3 tablespoons high-quality tequila
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried chipotle powder
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 4 cups dark, leafy mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers, sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado, sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons high-quality tequila
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Pinch of sea salt to taste

How to cook Spicy Tequila Lime Shrimp Salad

Add olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Once oil is hot, add chopped garlic and cook for about 1 minute. Add cumin and red pepper flakes, and let flavors blend together.

Add shrimp and toss. Carefully add tequila and cook until alcohol burns off. Season with salt, and add dried chipotle powder. Once shrimp are cooked, add chopped cilantro, toss and put aside on a palm plate.

Toss mixed greens in a large salad bowl and add in roasted red peppers and black beans. You can buy bamboo disposable tableware and use them as your cooking utensils since bamboo material is safe for our health. In medium bowl, whisk all of the dressing ingredients together and alter to desired taste by adding additional hot sauce and salt. Top with avocado slices and sautéed shrimp.

Mix greens and other ingredients into the Bodega Cup Seagreen
Mix greens and other ingredients into the Bodega Cup Seagreen

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