Thursday, August 12, 2010

Shrimp Tacos

167. Do you ever have a craving for much so, you can taste it in your mind? My craving was for shrimp...cocktail sauce and tacos. MMMMmmmm! This recipe was fantastic so I just have to share it with you. It is my rendition of Shrimp Tacos.

There are many recipes out there for Shrimp Tacos and every one is just as different as the persons who make them.
Food Network's Recipe looks yummy as well.
Shrimp Tacos

2 lbs shrimp, cleaned, deveined, tales removed
1/4 cup of olive oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed, minced
1/2 tsp chili powder
salt and pepper
spicy grilling salt, your choice

Place the shrimp on grilling skewers or bamboo kabob sticks. Brush oil over the shrimp. Sprinkle the garlic, chili powder, salt, pepper and grilling salt over the shrimp. Then shake the Tabasco over each side of the shrimp. Squeeze the lime over the shrimp.
Place on a hot grill for several minutes on each side.
Transfer to serving plate.
Serve with soft tortillas or hard corn taco shells.
shredded lettuce
chopped tomato
cocktail sauce
tartar sauce (recipe follows)
lemon/lime quarters
  • Tartar Sauce

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot
  • 1 tablespoon sweet relish
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon whole-grain or coarse-grain mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Serve rice on the side and enjoy!

"Do not overcook this dish.
Most seafoods...should be simply threatened with heat and then celebrated with joy."
~Jeff Smith (The Frugal Gourmet)

1 comment:

Beedeebabee said...

Hi Lilly! I've never heard of shrimp tacos! This looks sooo interesting, and so yummy! Love your photos every time! Thanks again for the recipe! xo Paulette


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