Crispy Shrimp Taco

Crispy Shrimp Taco Recipe

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Nicole Bredeweg

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@nikkitten

My husband doesn't like tacos. And he REALLY doesn't like shrimp. But, since I love both -- it was either eat this or find his own. HE LOVED IT. Thank you howsweeteats.com!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2
Method:
Saute

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb
    raw, deveined shrimp (tails removed)
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    cumin
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/4
    mango, chopped
  • 1/4
    tomato, chopped
  • 1/4
    red onion, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    chopped avocado
  • 4
    corn or flour tortillas
  • 1/4 c
    grated cotija or cheddar cheese
  • 1
    lime
  • ·
    shredded lettuce
  • ·
    cilantro, fresh

How to Make Crispy Shrimp Taco

Step-by-Step

  1. Make sure shrimp is clean and completely dry. Combine salt, pepper, garlic, and cumin and sprinkle it over the shrimp. Add the flour to a small bowl, and dredge the shrimp through the flour to get a very light coating on it. Heat a skillet on medium high heat and add the olive oil. Once hot, add the shrimp and brown on each side, about 2 - 3 minutes per side. Remove the shrimp and let drain on a paper towel.
  2. Combine chopped mango, onion, and tomato together in a bowl, adding a bit of salt and pepper. Assemble tacos, adding lettuce, shrimp, mango salsa, avocado, cilantro, and cheese. Spritz with lime juice.

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About Crispy Shrimp Taco

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Mexican




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