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Boozy Jalapeño Shrimp

Grilled skewers of yummy shrimp & peppers
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Marinate20 mins
Course: Appetizer, GRILLING, Main, Main Course, Seafood
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cilantro marinade for shrimp, grilled shrimp with jalapeño, marinades with jalapeños
Servings: 4
Calories: 307kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb extra large shrimp peeled & deveined
  • 4 jalapeños seeded & cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 4 long wooden skewers

Marinade:

  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 2 tbs honey
  • 1 tbs lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Place all marinade ingredients and 1 of the jalapeños in a blender and process until liquified. This will make approximately 3/4 cup.
  • Preheat grill on high heat.
  • Place the remaining jalapeños and shrimp in a plastic zipper bag. Pour in HALF the marinade. Seal bag and massage contents to coat the shrimp & peppers. Let this sit for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, soak the skewers in warm water for 20 minutes.
  • Skewer shrimp & jalapeños, alternating a shrimp with a jalapeño piece.
  • Place on grill and cook about 10 minutes, turning and basting with remaining marinade.

Nutrition

Serving: 1skewer | Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 1028mg | Potassium: 125mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 218IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 167mg | Iron: 2mg