Sweet and Hot Shrimp Tacos

Sweet And Hot Shrimp Tacos Recipe

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Jamallah Bergman


I found this recipe in a magazine and I will surely be trying it soon. I love shrimp to death and the idea of having it in tacos is really great.


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15 Min
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1 c
fresh or frozen pitted red cherries (if frozen, no need to thaw)
1 to 2
jalapeno peppers,cut in half and seeded (tip: use 1 mild, 2 for medium to hot)
2 inch piece ginger, peeled and quartered
4 tsp
raw honey
24 large
raw shrimp (just over 1 lb),shells and tails removed
1/4 tsp
sea salt
1 Tbsp
olive oil
whole grain corn soft taco shells
1 small
head radicchio, thinly sliced (8oz)
4 large
carrots, peeled and grated (8oz)
cilantro leaves for garnish (optional)

How to Make Sweet and Hot Shrimp Tacos


  • 1Place cherries,jalapeno,ginger and honey in a mini chopper or blender along with 1/4 cup water. Blend until smooth (there may be very small bits of cherry).
  • 2Season shrimp with salt. Heat a large skillet over high heat. Add oil and shrimp and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, turning occasionally, until shrimp are pink on the outside but not cooked through. Reduce heat to medium and carefully add cherry mixture. Simmer for about 2 minutes, until sauce reduces slightly and shrimp are cooked through.
  • 3Preheat an oven or toaster oven to 400 and warm taco shells for 2 minutes. Spoon 3 shrimp and 1 tbsp cherry sauce into each taco and top with 2 tsp each radicchio and carrots. Garnish with cilantro. Serve immediately.

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