- Juicy Margarita
1 cup tequila (preferably 100% blue agave)
1/2 cup Cointreau
1 1/4 cups fresh lime juice
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup superfine sugar
4 teaspoons honey, warmed
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 chipotle in adobo, seeded and minced
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 1/4 pounds medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
Lime wedges, for serving
- Combine all of the ingredients in a large pitcher and stir to dissolve the sugar.
- Preheat the broiler. In a glass bowl, mix the 1/4 cup Juicy Margarita (reserve the rest for another use or enjoy over ice as a cocktail), oil and chipotle. Season with salt and pepper, add the shrimp and toss to coat. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes.
- Drain the shrimp and arrange them on a baking sheet. Broil the shrimp as close to the heat as possible for 2 to 3 minutes, turning once, until opaque and cooked through. Put 2 shrimp on each of 16 skewers and serve warm or at room temperature with lime wedges.
Makes 32 shrimp.