Shrimp Taco's

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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

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  • 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

How to Make Shrimp Taco's

Step-by-Step

  1. remove tails from cleaned deveined shrimp and chop each into thirds. remember to used separate cutting board to avoid cross contamination
  2. de-seed and dice roma tomato's, dice onion, clean and rough chop cylantro, grate cheese if you bought block
  3. lightly saute shrimp in avocado oil add granulated garlic and onion
  4. when 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
  5. while 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
  6. fill shells with toppings of choice and enjoy

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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




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