Shrimp Taco's

8
Lou Kostura

By
@lkostura

With today being ash Wednesday I needed to come up with a meatless meal. This seemed to fit the bill for tonight.

For the taco seasoning you can use the packaged seasoning, however I mix my own and use way less salt in it than the packaged stuff.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
3-4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Saute

Ingredients

FILLING

1 lb
shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 tsp
garlic powder-granulated
1/2 tsp
toasted onion powder-granulated
2 Tbsp
avocado oil
1 pkg
taco seasoning mix
1 1/2
limes, juiced
2 Tbsp
homemade taco seasoning (optional instead of packaged)
1/2 c
water

TOPPINGS

2
roma tomatoes seeded and diced
1/2
onion yellow diced
1 bunch
cylantro
1 c
monterey jack cheese grated
pickled jalapeno (see my homeade recipe)
taco sauce of choice
lettuce shreaded (optional)

SHELLS

1 pkg
corn tortillas

Step-By-Step

1remove tails from cleaned deveined shrimp and chop each into thirds. remember to used separate cutting board to avoid cross contamination
2de-seed and dice roma tomato's, dice onion, clean and rough chop cylantro, grate cheese if you bought block
3lightly saute shrimp in avocado oil add granulated garlic and onion
4when shrimp start turning pink add taco seasoning, mix well, add water, mix well continue to saute until water is almost evaporated ( i cover and crack cover open for this step. about 10 minutes on med. heat does it) remove from heat and squeeze in 1 1/2 limes
5while filling is cooking heat a comal (a shallow round cast iron skillet) to medium high again add a little avocado oil and heat your corn tortilla's. I remove them and place in a towel fold and cover with towel
6fill shells with toppings of choice and enjoy

About Shrimp Taco's

Course/Dish: Seafood, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy