He serves the shrimp with sides of black beans and fried plantains, which were great, but a bit impractical for my kitchen so I’ve adapted the recipe.
For a side, I think rice, pasta, or steamed spinach works just as well. The tequila-garlic sauce gives plenty of flavor. Add a green salad and you have the perfect, easy-to-prepare meal.
The tequila should be white and inexpensive. Save the good stuff for your guests.
Recipe: Tequila-Garlic Shrimp
24 large, raw shrimp, washed, shells removed, deveined 4 garlic cloves, skins removed, finely chopped 1/2 cup cilantro or Italian parsley, washed, leaves only, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon onion or shallot, finely chopped 4 oz tequila 2 tabl…