Shrimp Tacos

Directions

Step 1
Remove shells from shrimp and rinse thoroughly. Dry shrimp.
Shrimp Tacos Raw Shrimp
Step 2 Place shrimp in a medium size bowl or half-gallon size zip plastic bag.
Step 3
Add the lemon juice, salt, pepper and grape seed oil to the shrimp. Mix until the shrimp are thoroughly covered in the marinade. Place in the refrigerator for 20-25 minutes.
Shrimp Tacos in Marinade
CREAMY HOT SAUCE
Step 4
Meanwhile, prepare the condiments; cabbage tomato, onion, garlic, lime and cilantro. Set aside.
Shrimp Tacos Condimets
"FRY" TORTILLAS
Step 5
In a small bowl, mix the mayonnaise, hot sauce and broth (water).
Stir thoroughly, set aside.
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Step 6
Heat a cast iron skillet or other skillet to medium-high heat. Place a few drops of grape seed oil in the pan and spread oil in center of the pan with a paper towel.
Shrimp Tacos Fry Tortilla Grape Seed Oil
Step 7
Place the tortilla in the pan coat both sides of the tortilla, salt (optional) and cook until desired tenderness. Repeat for second tortilla.
Shrimp Tacos Tortilla In Pan
COOK SHRIMP
Step 8
Place tortillas in foil to keep warm and place in 170 degree oven to keep warm (optional).
Shrimp Tacos Tortillas Foil
Step 9
Drain the marinade from the shrimp and dispose the liquid. Heat a sauté pan to medium-high and add a teaspoon of grape seed oil. Add the garlic and the onion, sauté for 30 seconds.

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Step 10
Reduce the heat to medium and add the marinaded shrimp to the garlic/onion mixture.
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Step 11
Cook the shrimp on each side until just opaque, about 3-4 minutes.
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Step 12
Turn one shrimp over to check for doneness. Shrimp should be white, no longer transparent.
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Step 13
Turn the remaining shrimp over and cook for another 3-4 minutes, but check again to make sure the entire shrimp has just turned white. Remove from heat immediately.
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Step 14
Place shrimp on a cutting board and cut each shrimp in 3-4 pieces.
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Step 15
Divide shrimp for two tacos.
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Fill tacos:
Step 16
Enough shrimp for 2 tacos!
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Step 17
Add the desired condiments to your tacos.
Shrimp Tacos Condimets
Step 18
Add the creamy hot sauce and onions.
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Step 19
Then add the shredded cabbage, tomato, cilantro and squeeze of lime as desired.
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Step 20
I love the combination of the lime juice, cilantro and creamy hot sauce just finishes the tacos perfectly, adding a nice freshness to the tacos.
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Step 21
I was really happy with how this recipe turned out!
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Step 22
I use this tortilla brand! I really like these!
ShrimpTacos La Tortila Factory Brand Green Chile
Step 23
And if you want to save more calories, they have the low-carb variety, too.
Shrimp Tacos Tortillas La Tortilla Factory LowCarb

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