Sauza Tequila Lime Shrimp

TEQUILA LIME SHRIMPSauza Tequila Lime Shrimp

  • 1lb. large shrimp in shell (21 to 25 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • ¼ cup Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • ¼ cup green onions
  • ¾ cup crema or sour cream


  1. In a mixing bowl, toss shrimp with salt, green onions, lime juice, kosher salt and ¾ teaspoon coarsely ground pepper.
  2. Heat butter in a 12-inch heavy skillet over medium-high heat until foam subsides, then sauté shrimp, turning, until pink and just cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat and add Sauza Blue Silver tequila, and increase heat to medium high.
  4. Tilt skillet over gas burner to ignite Tequila.
  5. Cook, shaking skillet gently once or twice, until flames subside.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in crema.
  7. Serve sprinkled with chili powder.

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As the world’s third largest premium spirits company, Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World.  Consumers from all corners of the globe call for the company’s brands, including the flagship Jim Beam bourbon and Yamazaki Japanese whisky, as well as world renown premium brands including Maker’s Mark and Knob Creek bourbons, Hakushu and Hibiki Japanese whiskies, Teacher’s,  Laphroaig, and Bowmore Scotch whiskies, Canadian Club whisky, Courvoisier cognac, Sauza tequila, Pinnacle vodka, and Midori liqueur.  The company generates annual worldwide sales of approximately $4.6 billion excluding excise taxes.

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