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shrimp taquitos

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Maria T Martinez
Phoenix, AZ

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.

(1 rating)
yield 3 -4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For shrimp taquitos

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