How to Make Perfect Shrimp for Fajitas

Seafood can always be a little tricky to pull off perfectly. Here we go over a simple recipe for great shrimp, and perfect for fajitas!

 

Ingredients (Initial Marinade)

  • 1 Cup of Olive Oil 
  • 2 tsp. of Salt 
  • 2 tsp. of Pepper
  • 2 tsp. of Red Pepper
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic Finely Diced Garlic
  • 2 lbs of raw jumbo shrimp

Ingredients (Agave Butter)

  • Whole Stick of Butter
  • 2 Cloves of Finely Diced Garlic
  • 1/3 Cup of Cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp. of Agave Nectar
  • Two Shots of Mescal

 

Instructions

SHRIMP

  1. Take the ingredients for the marinade and pour them into a large bowl with your shrimp.
  2. Mix the ingredients until the shrimp are completely covered. 
  3. Place the shrimp on skewers. TIP: place the skewer through the head and tail! 

MESCAL AGAVE BUTTER

  1. Place the whole stick of butter in a warm sauce pan. Let it melt.
  2. Add your garlic, cilantro, agave nectar, and mescal. 
  3. Let it simmer until about 1/4 of the solution dissipates (about 15 minutes)

COOKING THE SHRIMP

  1. Turn your grill on medium high heat. 
  2. Once your grill is up to heat place your shrimp skewers on the grill. 
  3. Brush your mescal agave butter on the shrimp. 
  4. Flip your shrimp after about 3 minutes. 
  5. Brush your butter on the other side of the shrimp.
  6. Grill for another 3 minutes.