Shrimp Taquitos Recipe

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Shrimp Taquitos

Maria T Martinez


My Mom used to make these especially during Lent. She is 88 years old and now makes them all the time because we really enjoy them.

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1 pkg
corn tortillas
2-3 can(s)
shrimp (broken or whole)
1 can(s)
pickled jalapenos
1 c
mayonnaise (best foods)
1 c
vegetable oil


1Heat Oil.

2Place corn tortillas in hot oil, one at a time, just to soften. Sprinkle with Salt, lightly. Cover until ready to use.

3Open, drain, and place shrimp in a bowl. Smash up with fork.

4Remove seeds and dice up Jalapenos. Add to shrimp. Add as many Jalapenos depending on how spicy you like your food.

5Add 3/4 cup mayonnaise to the shrimp and jalapeno mixture. Mix well. (like you are making Tuna)

6Place 2-3 Tbl. of shrimp mixture on the corn tortilla and roll up.

7Serve with rice. Enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy