Shrimp Taquitos

Shrimp Taquitos Recipe

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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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20 Min
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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

How to Make Shrimp Taquitos


  1. Heat Oil.
  2. Place corn tortillas in hot oil, one at a time, just to soften. Sprinkle with Salt, lightly. Cover until ready to use.
  3. Open, drain, and place shrimp in a bowl. Smash up with fork.
  4. Remove seeds and dice up Jalapenos. Add to shrimp. Add as many Jalapenos depending on how spicy you like your food.
  5. Add 3/4 cup mayonnaise to the shrimp and jalapeno mixture. Mix well. (like you are making Tuna)
  6. Place 2-3 Tbl. of shrimp mixture on the corn tortilla and roll up.
  7. Serve with rice. Enjoy.

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About Shrimp Taquitos

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

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