Spicy Grilled Shrimp Taco

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Chantell Byrd

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Ditch the Jalepeno and Garnish with Avocado or Mango Salsa for a less spicy twist

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Serves:
6
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 clove
    sauteed garlic
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 medium
    lime
  • 3 c
    shredded red cabbage (1 large head)
  • 6 oz
    mexican crema (sour cream or creme fresh can be substitutes)
  • 12
    6-inch corn or flour tortillas
  • 1 tsp
    finely chopped canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 1 small
    jalapeno pepper finely chopped (seeds and membrane removed)
  • 1 bunch
    fresh cilantro
  • 1 medium
    avocado optional for garnish

How to Make Spicy Grilled Shrimp Taco

Step-by-Step

  1. Saute the minced garlic in 2 tablespoons of olive oil on medium low heat for 3-5 minutes be careful not to burn. Remove from heat an let cool for 10 minutes
  2. Rinse shrimp; pat dry. In a resealable plastic bag combine remaining olive oil, garlic, chili powder, and 1/4 tsp. salt; add shrimp. Seal bag and turn to coat shrimp; chill 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile finely shred peel from lime; juice lime. For lime slaw, in a large bowl combine the lime peel, lime juice, cabbage, and remaining 1/4 tsp. salt; set aside. In a small bowl combine sour cream and chipotle pepper; set aside.Wrap tortillas in foil.
  4. Thread shrimp on 10-inch metal skewers. Note(If using wooden skewers, soak in water 30 minutes before using.)On a covered grill, grill tortilla packet directly over medium heat for 5 minutes; turning once. Add shrimp to grill; cook 5 to 8 minutes or until opaque, turning halfway through grilling. Remove tortilla packet from grill. Remove shrimp from skewers.
  5. Shrimp can also be cooked on the stove-top in a skillet and tortillas can be heated in a 350 degree oven.
  6. To serve, spread tortillas with sour cream mixture. Top with lime slaw and shrimp. Sprinkle with cilantro and avocado slices, if desired.

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About Spicy Grilled Shrimp Taco

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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