Tequila-Lime Shrimp Skewers with Grilled Fruit Salsa
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Tequila-Lime Shrimp Skewers with Grilled Fruit Salsa

Prep: 30 minutes plus marinating
Grill: 15 minutes • Serves: 8

Shrimp Skewers

1 garlic clove, minced
1/4cup fresh lime juice
1/4cup gold tequila
2tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1tablespoon brown sugar
1/4cup olive oil
1-1/4pounds 16/20 count EZ-Peel wild Argentinian shrimp, peeled, tails intact
8(8-inch) wooden skewers
16small lime wedges

Salsa

2medium plums, halved and pitted
2large nectarines or peaches, halved and pitted
2rings fresh pineapple
2tablespoons olive oil
2tablespoons agave nectar
2tablespoons fresh lime juice
2tablespoons gold tequila
1/4teaspoon salt
1/2cup finely chopped red onion
1tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh mint
1tablespoon finely chopped jalapeño pepper

1.Prepare Shrimp Skewers: Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium heat. In small bowl, whisk garlic, juice, tequila, cilantro and sugar; whisking constantly, slowly drizzle in oil.

2.Place shrimp in large zip-top plastic bag; pour tequila mixture over shrimp. Seal bag, pressing out excess air; let stand 20 minutes. Soak skewers in water 20 minutes.

3.Prepare Salsa: Brush fruit with oil. Place fruit cut side down on hot grill rack; cover and cook 8 minutes or until tender and grill marks appear, turning once. Cut fruit into 1/2-inch pieces. In medium bowl, whisk agave nectar, juice, tequila and salt; add onion, mint, jalapeño and fruit and toss until well combined.

4.Remove shrimp from marinade; discard marinade. Alternately thread shrimp and lime wedges onto skewers; place skewers on hot grill rack. Cook, covered, 5 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque throughout, turning once.