Cerveza and Lime Marinade for Shrimp and Fish Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Cerveza and Lime Marinade for Shrimp and Fish Recipe
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Cerveza and Lime Marinade for Shrimp and Fish

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"This is a tangy marinade for all types of fish and shrimp. It's great for grilling and makes great shrimp for skewers."

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  • PREP

    20 mins

    20 mins


  1. Combine the onion, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, garlic, oil, lime juice, beer, tequila, black pepper, and cumin in a blender; blend until smooth. Marinate fish or shrimp in the refrigerator in this marinade up to 2 hours before grilling.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 20, 2009

This was really a great marinade. It makes a lot so it will go a long ways. I used it on pork chops (marinated for 8 hours) as opposed to fish and it really turned out wonderfully on the grill. I did omit the tequila (didn't have any) and I did add a Tbl of brown sugar to sweeten it just slightly. Will use again! Would also recommend it for use with chicken.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 23, 2009

I marinaded for an hour prior to baking some Tilapia and broiling some shrimp. The flavor didn't penetrate the meat very well and my family was a bit turned off that the fish and shrimp were green. The flavor of the marinade was ok, but I won't be making this again.

Jan 10, 2011

really good, but took a while to assemble

Aug 31, 2010

AMAZING! I used it on tilapia and shrimp (marinated for about 12 hours) and the flavor was incredible - really fresh and tangy, but not too overwhelming. Would probably be just as good without the tequila. Five stars!

Jul 19, 2010

Outstanding marinade...made as directed. Used it with talipia and shrimp and then grilled them. Put in warm flour tortillas and topped with Avocado, Tomato and Mango Salsa (from this site)...excellent! (Was worried that marinade would be too strong because I marinated seafood for 3 hours...no worries...it was perfect. Didn't have problem with fish turning green, either.)

Jan 22, 2010

Excellent marinade! Used it for grilling shrimp! Used lemon juice instead of lime and it worked quite well!

Apr 22, 2012

Thanks for a wonderful marinade! The flavor was just right-tangy, spicy and not over powering at all. Tried it on shrimp kabobs and cod fillets, then grilled them both. Made for a light and refreshing meal. Enjoyed with a New Zeland White wine and Maui Sunset, what a perfect night.

Jan 28, 2012

No time to marinate so I roasted fish kebobs in the sauce @ 375 for 25 minutes. Brilliant! I know it wold be even better grilled.


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  • Calories
  • 290 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8.8 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 27.5 g
  • 42%
  • Fiber
  • 1.3 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 6 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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