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Tequila Marinated Shrimp Tacos

Posted at 12:02 PM, Jul 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-14 13:02:53-04

Cookbook author Erika Schlick made Tequila Marinated Shrimp Tacos. Erika Schlick's cookbook, Wandering Palate is available on her website and Amazon at For more paleo-friendly recipes or to check out Erika's blog, go to and follow @thetrailtohealth on Instagram.


Servings: 2

Prep Time: 30-60 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes


1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

1/4 cup tequila

1/4 cup lime juice

Zest of 1 lime

1/4 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon sea salt

2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Soft taco shells


1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients except for the shrimp and whisk together.

2. Add the shrimp and coat them in the marinade and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes.

3 Place the shrimp onto skewer sticks and heat your grill to medium heat. Once the grill is hot, place the skewers on the grill is opaque, about 3-5 minutes per side.

4. Place shrimp in grain-free tortillas and top with cilantro lime sauce and simple pico (find these sauce recipes in my book, Wandering Palate).
Enjoy with avocado or jicama on the side!