Thai Influenced Shrimp Tacos

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Allison Hazell

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@ahazell

The comination of spicey grilled shrimp and a sweeter slaw on top is addictive. Yes, you also use a bit of mexican beer and a wee bit of tequila in the marinade! Any unused marinade (don't use after shrimp has been in it) can also be used for chicken. Stays up to a week in the fridge. Great for summer barbeques with margueritas or mojitos!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
2 Hr
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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2 lb
cleaned/deveined jumbo shrimp
bamboo skewers soaked in water for 2 hours
totillas, tostadas, corn tortillas

SHRIMP MARINADE (MAKES ONE QUART)

2 c
minced onion
1/2 c
fresh cilantro chopped
1/2 c
seeded, minced jalapeno peppers
1/4 c
minced garlic
1 c
oil
3/4 c
fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp
black pepper
1/2 Tbsp
cumin
1/2 c
corona or mexican beer
2 Tbsp
tequila

THAI SLAW

1 pkg
coleslaw mix with purple cabbage
1/4 c
cup lime juice (about 2 limes)
1 Tbsp
freshly grated ginger root
1 tsp
low-sodium soy sauce
1 tsp
asian-style chili paste
2 Tbsp
sesame oil (or peanut)
1 Tbsp
sugar or honey

How to Make Thai Influenced Shrimp Tacos

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix marinade ingredients together in a blender. Pour over shrimp and marinate in ziplock bags or tupperware in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • 2Mix Slaw dressing ingredients together and stir into the slaw, coating well.
  • 3Assemble shrimp on the skewers and grill until done. Baste occasionally with marinade.
  • 4Serve with flour tortillas, tostadas or corn torillas. Put some slaw on top of the shrimp and enjoy!

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About Thai Influenced Shrimp Tacos

Regional Styles: Mexican, Asian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #shrimp, #thai, #coleslaw




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