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Tequila Lime Shrimp Recipe

Tequila Lime Shrimp with Zoodles

Nothing screams “bring on summer” more than a seafood dish. Swap out pasta for zoodles for a tasty tequila lime shrimp recipes perfect for warm summer nights.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: seafood, shrimp
Servings: 4
Calories: 299kcal


  • 3 tbsp grass-fed butter
  • 2 shallots minced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ¼ cup tequila
  • 2 tsp lime zest
  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 lb uncooked shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 medium zucchini spiralized
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat 1 Tbsp of butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add shallots and garlic and cook until shallots are semi-translucent.
  • Remove from heat; stir in tequila, lime zest, and lime juice.
  • Cook until the liquid is evaporated.
  • Add remaining butter, shrimp, and zucchini noodles.
  • Continue cooking over medium heat until liquid is almost evaporated (2 – 3 minutes).
  • When all shrimp are pink in color, it is ready to go.
  • Garnish with parsley and lime zest.
  • Enjoy!


Chef Note: I have made this quite a few times, and I actually prefer to cook the shrimp on the grill beforehand and add to the dish once crisped.
Chef Note: I also like to cook this dish in a wok—it just has more room and allows for everything to be better tossed together.


Fiber: 1.4g | Calories: 299kcal | Fat: 11.5g | Protein: 33g | Carbohydrates: 8g
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