The grilled shrimp tacos are great, they come together with very little work. Marinate the shrimp for 30 minutes, and then grill them for a few minutes. Take your next taco Tuesday to the next level with this easy recipe. Smart Recipes, American Recipes, Seafood Recipes, Recipes Seafood American Grilled Shrimp Tacos Grilled Shrimp Tacos Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT45M Serves 8 1 Large Lime 1 Pound Large Raw Shrimp 6 N/A Soft-Taco-Sized Flour Or Corn Tortillas 3 Cups Coleslaw Mix 2 Medium Roma Tomatoes 1 Medium Avocado 1/2 Cup Fresh Cilantro 4 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter 2 Cloves Garlic 1 N/A Serrano Pepper 1/3 Cup High Quality Tequila 1/4 Cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 1/8 Teaspoon Salt 1/4 Cup Greek Yogurt 1/4 Cup Mayonnaise 1 Medium Lime 1 N/A Chipotle Pepper In Adobo In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, mayonnaise, juice of 1 lime, and chipotle pepper and mix until well combined. Meanwhile, in a small skillet melt butter, and saute the garlic and minced serrano pepper for about 3 minutes, or until fragrant. Remove from the heat and carefully stir in the tequila, juice of 1 lime, olive oil, and salt. Refrigerate sauce and marinade for at least 30 minutes before serving. In a resealable plastic bag, combine the shrimp and cooled marinade. Seal the bag and with your hands, massage to coat evenly. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes up to 1 hour, turning occasionally. Preheat the grill pan over medium-high heat, and lightly grease with cooking spray. Meanwhile, remove the shrimp from the marinade and thread onto skewers. Grill shrimp for 2 minutes per side. Assemble the tacos, place 2-3 shrimp on each tortilla, topped with coleslaw mix, tomatoes, avocado slices and a sprinkle of cilantro. Top with a healthy dollop of the sauce and a wedge of lime if desired.

Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Grilled Shrimp Tacos Recipe


The grilled shrimp tacos are great, they come together with very little work. Marinate the shrimp for 30 minutes, and then grill them for a few minutes. Take your next taco Tuesday to the next level with this easy recipe.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

American

Protein

Seafood

Category

Main Dishes

Serves

8

Total Time

45 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1 Large Lime (Juiced)
      • 1 Pound Large Raw Shrimp (Peeled & Deveined)
      • 6 Soft-Taco-Sized Flour Or Corn Tortillas (Warmed Through)
      • 3 Cups Coleslaw Mix
      • 2 Medium Roma Tomatoes (Diced)
      • 1 Medium Avocado (Peeled, Pitted & Chopped)
      • 1/2 Cup Fresh Cilantro (Chopped)

      • Butter & Chili Marinade
      • 4 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
      • 2 Cloves Garlic (Minced)
      • 1 Serrano Pepper (Seeded & Minced)
      • 1/3 Cup High Quality Tequila
      • 1/4 Cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
      • 1/8 Teaspoon Salt

      • Chipotle Lime Sauce
      • 1/4 Cup Greek Yogurt
      • 1/4 Cup Mayonnaise
      • 1 Medium Lime (Juiced)
      • 1 Chipotle Pepper In Adobo (Minced)

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, mayonnaise, juice of 1 lime, and chipotle pepper and mix until well combined. Meanwhile, in a small skillet melt butter, and saute the garlic and minced serrano pepper for about 3 minutes, or until fragrant. Remove from the heat and carefully stir in the tequila, juice of 1 lime, olive oil, and salt. Refrigerate sauce and marinade for at least 30 minutes before serving.
  2. In a resealable plastic bag, combine the shrimp and cooled marinade. Seal the bag and with your hands, massage to coat evenly. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes up to 1 hour, turning occasionally.
  3. Preheat the grill pan over medium-high heat, and lightly grease with cooking spray. Meanwhile, remove the shrimp from the marinade and thread onto skewers.
  4. Grill shrimp for 2 minutes per side.
  5. Assemble the tacos, place 2-3 shrimp on each tortilla, topped with coleslaw mix, tomatoes, avocado slices and a sprinkle of cilantro. Top with a healthy dollop of the sauce and a wedge of lime if desired.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

340 kcal

Carbs

15 g

Fat

22 g

Protein

14 g

Cost Per Serving

$2.39

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