Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Grilled Shrimp Tacos

I love tacos and alaways looking for a good and quick recipe. Here is one and I tweak it each time, depending on what I have around.

1 lb extra-large shrimp
Salt and ground black pepper
1 TB ground cumin
2 med sliced red onions or white sweet
1/2 c chopped thinnly sliced carrots
4 ripe tomatoes, chopped
1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, minced
1 TB  garlic, minced
1 mashed avocado
1/2 thinnly sliced cabbage
Lime juice
1/2 c  sour cream
1/4 c chopped fresh cilantro
8 taco shells or 6-inch tortillas

1. Heat the grill to high.
2. Place the shrimp in a large bowl. Season with salt, pepper and cumin
3. Divide the shrimp among 6 skewers.
4. Grill onions in olive oil or you can serve raw.
4. Lightly oil the grill grates. Grill the shrimp for 2 minutes until done
5. In a bowl add, tomatoes, chipotle pepper, carrots and garlic. Season with salt and black pepper. Set aside.
6. In a small bowl, toss the avocado with the lime juice. In another small bowl, stir together the sour cream and cilantro and cabbage.
7. Make your taco!

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